With deepest sorrow, we announce that Rebecca Myriel Brin, age 54, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO.
A Memorial Mass for Rebecca will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 21650 W. 115th Terrace, Olathe, KS. The family will greet friends at 9:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Following Mass, the family will have a gathering at Grayson Place Neighbor Clubhouse, 21692 West 119th Terrace, Olathe, KS for refreshments and snacks. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Damar, Kansas.
Rebecca was a beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend. She was a Special Education Teacher at Havencroft Elementary and loved every kid who walked through her door like they were her own. Those who were lucky to have met Rebecca know how giving and compassionate she was. There was not a single person she wasn’t willing to help and embraced everyone with open arms.
Rebecca is the daughter of Marion and Rena (Hornung) Klerman. She married Galen Francis Brin on May 25, 1996 in Damar, KS. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include her daughter, Halle Brin of the home, two sisters, Riva (Joseph) Bishop, Silvia (Bruce) Massa, mother-in-law, Elaine Brin, many brothers-in-law, Martin (Marcella) Brin, Arlen (Linda) Brin, David (Kay) Brin, sisters-in-law, Sheri Webb and Mary (Paul) Meade; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Marion Klerman, father-in-law, Levi Brin, and brothers-in-law, Tracy and Myron Brin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Rebecca’s name to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She was actively involved in raising awareness towards the disease and fundraising ever since her daughter, Halle, was diagnosed when she was 2 years old. Donations may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.