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LeRoy “Bud” Breiner, 93, Erie, died at 5:45 a.m., Sunday, March 3, 2013, at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul. Death followed a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 27, 1919, on a farm east of Chanute, to Gus and Julia (Friederich) Breiner. He grew up on the farm and attended a country school.
On July 8, 1967, he and Bernice Epperson McKisson were married at Hamilton, Ill. They continued living on the farm east of Chanute until moving to Erie in 2000. She survives of the home.
Bud was a farmer and stockman and for 12 years was a partner with the late Denzil Hine in the Square Deal Commission Company in Parsons. He started a fireplace and stove business in 1976 and was still active in the business.
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chanute and also attended St. Ambrose Church in Erie.
Survivors are his wife, Bernice Breiner; step-son, Darryl McKisson, Leasburg, Mo.; 10 step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Alma Meyer, Bella Vista, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his adopted daughter, Charlene Binnion.
Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chanute. Burial will follow in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Chanute.
The Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at the church in Chanute. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and may be left at or sent to the funeral home at Box 182, Erie, KS 66733.
The Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Erie is in charge of arrangements and friends may call there from 1 to 5 p.m. today. Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com

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