Sharon Kay Casady Breckerbaumer, 80, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, October 29th, at Atlantic Specialty Care after a five year battle with cancer.
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Sharon was born on July 12, 1939. The daughter of Claud and Berniece (Kirchhoff) Casady, she grew up in the Lewis area. Sharon attended the Lewis Consolidated School. On March 23, 1958, she married Randall Kay Breckerbaumer at the Methodist Church (now the United Congregational Methodist Church) in Lewis, of which she was a life-long member and organist from the age of 14. To this union, two children were born, Janis Sue and Jon Alan. Jon passed away from cancer at the age of 19. Sharon worked part-time at their insurance agency, The Insurance Place. She played the piano/organ for church, weddings and funerals for 66 years. She touched many lives with her musical talents and giving spirit.
Sharon enjoyed her family above all else. She also loved playing cards, dancing, reading, golfing, traveling, and entertaining. Sharon was an excellent cook—potato salad and a thin pie crust her specialties. Sharon was a member of PEO, Browning Club and also volunteered as a tour guide at the Hitchcock House for several years.
Sharon is survived by her husband, Randall; her daughter, Jan Muller; grandchildren, Misty (Ted) Johnson, Jon Kelly (Maggie) Muller, and Meagan (Nathan) Ross; step-grandchildren, Nick (Lori) Muller, Bethany (Nathan) Koch and Jill (Matt) Huebsch; great grandchildren, Bruce, Margaret, Max and Ellen Johnson, Clara, Lucy, Isabelle and Vivian Muller, Brody, Olivia and John Ross, Jack and Abigail Muller, Emma, Audrey and Jacob Koch and Zack, Alex and Zoey Huebsch; brother, Richard (Darla) Casady; brother-in-law, Daryl Henningsen; sister-in-law, Pat Marshall Burk; and several nieces and nephews.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jon; son-in-law, Kent Muller; sister-in-law, Rita Henningsen; brothers-in-law, Lee Marshall and Ron Burk; and niece, Traci Barnholdt.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Monday, November 4, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Atlantic. Immediately following the service, the family invites you to join them for a time of visitation and a light supper at the Atlantic Golf and Country Club. A private family burial will be held prior to the service at Oakwood Cemetery in Lewis.
Memorials may be directed to the family. Memorials will be distributed to the United Congregational Methodist Church, the Town of Lewis and families in need.
Roland Funeral Service is caring for Sharon’s family and her arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com.
IN REMEMBRANCE OF
Sharon K. Breckerbaumer
July 12, 1939 ~ Atlantic, Iowa
October 29, 2019 ~ Atlantic, Iowa
At the age of 80 years, 3 months, & 17 days
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
4:00 p.m., Monday, November 4, 2019
First United Methodist Church ~ Atlantic, Iowa
WORDS OF REMEMBRANCE
recorded by David Phelps
“Because He Lives”
“The Lord’s Prayer”
recorded by Randall & accompanied by Sharon
“Be Still My Soul”
Sung by Sarah Masker and accompanied by Kathy Govig
Wendell & Connie Muller
Brad & Becky Osborne
Tony & Shelly Rubel
Mark & Jo Worth
The family appreciates your kindness and support and
invites you to join them immediately following the service
for a time of visitation and a light supper at the
Atlantic Golf and Country Club.
Goin' home, goin' home, I'm a goin' home
Quiet like, some still day, I'm just goin' home
It's not far, just close by, through an open door
Work all done, care laid by
Going to fear no more
Mother's there, expecting me
Father's waiting too
Lots of folks gathered there
All the friends I knew
Nothin's lost, all is gain
No more fret or pain
No more stumblin' on the way
No more longin' for the day
Goin' to roam no more
Morning star lights the way
Restless dream all done
Shadows gone, break of day
Real life just begun
There's no break, There's no end
I'll be living on.
Wide awake, with a smile, going on and on
Goin’ home, goin’ home, I’m a goin’ home
It’s not far, just close by, through an open door
I’ll be goin’ home, I’ll be goin’ home
I’m goin’ home, I’m goin’ home
Lord I’m goin’ home
Arr. David Phelps