Written by The Herald-News
Bobbi Breitling, 55, of Sidney, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Billings Clinic in Billings.
She was born Dec. 28, 1957, in Culbertson to Robert and Annetta (Cox) Larsen, the oldest of three children. She grew up and attended schools in Culbertson, graduating from Culbertson High School in 1977. At the age of 13, she worked at the Wild West Diner in Culbertson. Her daughter, April, was born in 1980.
On Feb. 14, 1981, she married Duane Breitling at her parents’ home in Cul-bertson. She started working at Advanced Communications in the early ‘80s and worked there about 15 years. She and Duane opened Central Auto Repair in 1998 and the shop closed in 1999. She then worked at the Triangle Nite Club where she was a cook and bartender until 2012 when it burned.
She loved garage sales, Derby time at the Winners Pub, baking, cooking and her flowerbeds. She was an amazing cook. She also loved her nightly Skype sessions with her daughter and grandchildren. She lived for her three grandchildren; they were her world. She collected Santas and the whole house looks like Christmas all year. She could always cheer you up and had an amazing sense of humor. She always went above and beyond for everyone and always thought of everyone else before herself. She was known for always making cookies, candy and cheesecakes for all her friends at Christmas time.
She was active in working with the cancer benefits or any benefits by making pies, cakes and cheesecakes.
She is survived by her husband, Duane Breitling of Sidney; daughter, April Callaway of San Tan Valley, Ariz.; three grandchildren; parents, Robert and Annetta Larsen of Culbertson; brother, Brien Larsen of Culbertson; and sister, Brenda Cozzens of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 13, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney, with Pastor David Warner officiating. Interment was in Ebenezer Lutheran Church Cemetery in McCabe.