Mary Cecilia Poterbin

July 19, 1936March 20, 2019

Mary Cecilia Poterbin joined her husband, Joseph Poterbin; her two sons, David Poterbin and Robert Poterbin and her grandchildren, Jimmy King and Vincent Poterbin in eternal life on March 20th, 2019. She died surrounded by her family and friends in the early morning on the first day of Spring.

Mary was born in Kansas City, Kansas to Eula and Edward Breitenstein on July 19th, 1936. She is survived by her daughters, Angela Poterbin and Catherine (John) King; her daughter in-law, Sheila Poterbin; her son, Steven (Kristine) Poterbin; along with her grandchildren, Brian (Tiffany) Poterbin, Nicole Poterbin, Tessa Poterbin, Theodore Poterbin, Grace Poterbin, Luke Poterbin and Sarah King; and her great grandchildren, Kylee, Aubrey, Jack, Cadence, Deacon and Easton. Mary graduated from St. Agnes High School and was an active part of St. Agnes Parish and her circle for her entire life. She was a loving mother and grandmother as well as a wonderful seamstress, artist, gardener, and bird watcher. Mary worked hard helping to create and run the family business, Quality Aircraft Acrylics. She loved hosting large family gatherings filled with food and loved ones.

Services will be held on Friday, March 22nd at St. Agnes Parish, 5250 Mission Road, Roeland Park, Kansas 66205 with a Rosary and wake at 8:45 am and the funeral following at 10:00 am. The burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa, Kansas. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Agnes Catholic Church.


  • Edward Breitenstein, Father
  • Eula (Bush) Breitenstein, Mother
  • Joseph Poterbin, Husband
  • David Poterbin, Son
  • Robert Poterbin, Son
  • Jimmy King, Grandchild
  • Vincent Poterbin, Grandchild
  • Angela Poterbin, Daughter
  • Catherine King and her husband, John, Daughter
  • Sheila Poterbin, Daughter-In-Law
  • Steven Poterbin and his wife, Kristine, Son
  • Brian Poterbin and his wife, Tiffany, Grandchild
  • Nicole Poterbin, Grandchild
  • Tessa Poterbin, Grandchild
  • Theodore Poterbin, Grandchild
  • Grace Poterbin, Grandchild
  • Luke Poterbin, Grandchild
  • Sarah King, Grandchild
  • Mary is also survived by her great grandchildren, Kylee, Aubrey, Jack, Cadence, Deacon and Easton.

  • Steve Poterbin
  • Brian Poterbin
  • John King
  • Larry Odom
  • Christopher Garrison
  • Theodore Poterbin
  • Luke Poterbin
  • Joe Breitenstein

  • St. Agnes Catholic Church


  • Rosary followed by a Visitation Friday, March 22, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, March 22, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, March 22, 2019

Mary Cecilia Poterbin

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Mo Orpin

March 22, 2019

I’m so sorry to hear about your mom! She was such a sweet woman; always smiling and always friendly. I wish I could be at the funeral but just got home from the hospital after a knee replacement and can’t get out yet. Your family will be in my thoughts. Love, Mo Orpin ❤️❤️❤️