Lorraine Breidenbach, 94, Mitchell, SD died Friday, June 30, 2017 at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell. Funeral services will be 10:30 Am Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be at the American Legion Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am on Thursday until the time of services at the church. Arrangements are with the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Lorraine L. Breidenbach was born September 6, 1922 at Emery, SD to Joseph and Teresa (Heiter) Kayser. She attended St. Martin’s Boarding School in Emery, country school for two years and graduated from Alexandria High School in 1940. She graduated from Mitchell Business College in 1941 and earned a secretarial diploma in 1942. On June 27, 1943 she married Gaylene “Gale” Breidenbach at Leavenworth, KS. Lorraine was employed by Northwestern Bell Telephone and US West Telephone Company for 33 years.
She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Catholic Daughter’s Altar Society, Lioness Club, Mitchell Beautification, Mitchell Garden Club, Red Hats and the VFW.
She is survived by two sons: Gary (Ardis) Breidenbach of Mitchell, Philip (Cheryl) Breidenbach of Idaho Falls, ID, one daughter, Kathy (Jerry) Burks of Indianapolis, IN, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylene, brother, Joseph and sisters: Viola, Marie and Rozella.