BENTON - Breault, Christie Michelle, 45, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Christie was born in Salina, Kan. on July 12, 1967, daughter of Bonnie (Robb) and Larry Merriman. Christie was an author of children's books, an elementary school teacher, and a longtime substitue teacher. She was a member of the Kansas Authors Club, authored two books and was involved with her writing group "writer gals". On Aug. 20, 1988, Christie married Bradley L. Breault in Salina. Survivors: sons, Logan Breault, of Benton, Joshua Merriman, of El Dorado, Kan.; sisters, Deborah L. Shelton and husband, Jack of Hugoton, Kan., Jennifer Enochs of Olathe, Kan., Laurie Schmidt of Portland, Ore.; grandsons, Gunner and Brogan. At the family's request, there will be no visitation. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at First Southern Baptist Church, Salina. Inurnment following at Smoky Hill Cemetery in Rural Saline County, Kan. Memorial contributions may be made to Pulmonary Hypertension Assn., PHA, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910. For more information or to send an online condolence, visit www.carlsonfh.net or on Facebook. A Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home service.
Published in The Wichita Eagle on Feb. 20, 2013