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John H. Budden

Published On: May 09 2013 10:57:17 AM CDT   Updated On: May 09 2013 11:00:30 AM CDT
STOUGHTON -

John H. Budden, age 88, passed away surrounded by his family on Monday, May 6, 2013.

He was born in Dubuque, Iowa, on July 28, 1924, the son of John E. and Helen (Weis) Budden. On October 9, 1948 John married Adele Runde. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during WWII. John's military career spanned 30 years and he was very proud of serving on the U.S.S. Enterprise.

After retiring from the Navy John worked for the UW Physical Sciences Lab for 20 years. He was a member of St. Ann Parish. John was a proud member of the Fleet Reserve, American Legion Post 59 and VFW Post 328. John was a die hard Cubs and Packers fan.

He is survived by his devoted children, Ann (Tom) Halverson, Robert (Heidi), Tom, Dick, Ellen (Ann Underberg), David (Marybeth) and Tim (Chris) Budden; 10 grandchildren, Sara (Kevin), Andy, Heath (Jacqueline), Lucas, Emily, Lauren (Mike), Ashley, Alexis, Brad and Courtney; nine great grandchildren, Shawn, Abigail, Severin, Robert, Elanor, David, Claire, Thomas and Rory; brothers, Robert (Jeanne) and Fr. William Budden; sister, Mary Elizabeth (Matt) Ney; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Adele; and sister, Rosie (Jim) Runde.

A memorial Mass will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Stoughton, with Msgr. Gerard Healy and Fr. William Budden officiating. Burial, with Military honors, will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. Friends may greet the family from 10:00 AM until the time of Mass on Thursday.

Memorials may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church or to Agrace HospiceCare Inc. A special thank you to Msgr. Healy and Agrace HospiceCare Inc.

Dad, you will never be forgotten. Your love and sacrifice will never leave us... Anchors away!

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