July 12, 1939 – April 22, 2023
Russell P. Budde, age 83, longtime resident of Glenwood, IL passed away peacefully Saturday, April 22, 2023. Loving husband of Sondra L. Budde, nee Guhl. Devoted father of Gregory (Jodi) Budde, Christopher Budde, Jennifer (Andrew) Lovett, the late Jeffrey Budde, and late Deborah (David) Bloom. Proud grandpa of Steven Vettese, Francisca (Grace) Holguin, Phillip Budde, Amanda (Steven) Matyas, Sandra (Shawn) Ovalle, Brittney Budde, Jessica Ovalle, Brandi (Anthony) Colley, Gregory Budde Jr., Danial Hoover, Matthew Lovett, Andrew Hoover, and Tiffany Hoover; great-grandpa of 18; great-great-grandpa of one. Preceded in death by his parents Herman and Ella Budde.
Visitation Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 3 – 8 p.m. at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Visitation Friday, April 28, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. directly at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church 508 N. Chicago Road, Thornton, IL, with Rev. Duane Fluechtling officiating. Interment Oak Glen Lutheran Cemetery – Lansing, IL. Memorial donations to Amvets (ilamvets.org) appreciated. For further information, please contact 708-333-7000.