June 26, 1928 – July 21, 2020
– Mary, 92, was born in Carlsbad, New Mexico to George and
Louise Kasten. Mary’s family moved to Sublimity when she
was 15 years old.There,
she graduated from high school and met her future husband.
She married Herman Breitenstein on May 21, 1949. They raised
three sons and had been married 50 years at the time of
Herman's death in 1999.Herman and Mary owned and operated a bulk fuel
delivery company in Stayton. Mary was a member of Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church and active in Catholic Daughters.
She enjoyed time with her family, traveling, and snowbirding
to Arizona. She was preceded in death by her husband:
Herman; and sisters; Cecelia Hansford and Irene Birkholz.
is survived by her children: Bob (Laurel) Breitenstein of
Lafayette, California; Ron (Chris) Breitenstein of Bend; and
Dave (Lyllian) Breitenstein of Springfield; siblings: Lloyd
Kasten of Corvallis; Eleanor Baker and Patricia Weder of
Corvallis; Frances Rohner and Rosella Blye of Albany; Carole
(James) Graham of Happy Valley; and Linda (Ron) Klein of
Redmond; sister-in-law Rosemary Heuberger of Sublimity; 7
grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.