Barbara K.


SPRINGFIELD - Barbara K. Breidenbaugh, 75, of Springfield, died at 6:10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Heritage Manor.

Barbara was born January 21, 1937 in Crawfordsville, IN, the daughter of John and Elsie Stites Miller.

Barbara was a graduate of Sangamon State University and retired after more than 20 years of service from Illinois Department of Public Health as a SIDS Coordinator. She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church and enjoyed watching movies, traveling, going on bus tours, and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Elsa Barria.

She is survived by one son, Mark Breidenbaugh of Edinburg; one daughter, Wendy Decker of Springfield; five grandchildren, Jessica and Joshua Decker, Justin, Marissa, and Lucas Barria, all of Springfield; and one son-in-law, German Barria of Springfield.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 3:00 - 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

Funeral Ceremony: 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, with Pastor Koschmann officiating.

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center following ceremonies.

Memorial contributions can be made to: , 2501 Chatham Road, Suite 210, Springfield, IL 62704 or , Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Please visit to offer your condolences.

Funeral Home

Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home
900 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-4646

Published in The State Journal-Register on Dec. 21, 2012