Michelle Kay “Christy” Breuer, 51, Washington, Mo., formerly of Le Roy, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Washington.
Mrs. Breuer was born April 24, 1961, in Iola, the daughter of Calvin C. and Virginia N. (Gregersen) Christy.
She graduated from Le Roy High School in 1979. She studied at East Central College, Union, Mo.
Michelle worked for several years as a legal administrative assistant, most recently at Husch Blackwell LLP in St. Louis, Mo.
She was a member of First Christian Church, Washington. She was scuba diving certified and thoroughly enjoyed traveling and diving in tropical climates. She also enjoyed working in her flower gardens.
Mrs. Breuer was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Harry Hansen and Violet Alta (Gillespie) Gregersen; her paternal grandparents, Daniel Phillip and Emma Faye (Lingenfelter) Christy; and a grandson, Phillip Gary Lee Schuttenberg-McVay.
She is survived by a daughter, Heidi LaBeaume and husband, Brian; and two sons, Johnathan Breuer and Lee Breuer; four grandchildren, Adonis, Adina and Addison LaBeaume and Triston Breuer, all of Washington; her parents, Calvin and Virginia Christy, Le Roy; two brothers, Richard Christy and wife Karen, Osage City, and Randall Christy and wife Tina, Blanchard, Okla.; four sisters, Christine Evans and husband Darryl, Pensacola, Fla., Beverly Bertram and husband Peter, Chadron, Neb., Deanna Twiford and husband John, Cheyenne, Wyo., and Cathy Fleming and husband Dale, Fort Morgan, Colo; 18 nieces and nephews and 38 great-nieces and nephews; and many friends.
A funeral service was Oct. 20 at First Christian Church, Washington, Mo., with Pastor Dave Armstrong officiating.
Burial was in St. Peters Cemetery, Washington.
Memorials may be made for building homes for wounded military troops through homesforourtroops.org.
The family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Washington.
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