Aloysius J. Budde

  • Born: January 16, 1934
  • Died: April 19, 2020
  • Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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Beaver Dam, WI 53916

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Aloysius "Al" J. Budde, age 86, of Beaver Dam, died on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at his home in Beaver Dam.

Services for Al will be private with a public celebration of his life to be held later. Burial will be at St. Peter Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

Aloysius Joseph Budde was born on January 16, 1934 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to the late Alois and Lydia (Haider) Budde. He graduated from Beaver Dam High School in 1952 and worked at Monarch Range in the foundry. On June 1, 1957, Al was united in marriage with Loretta A. Manke at St. Charles Church in Hartland, Wisconsin. Al served in the US Navy Reserves and was called to active duty during the Korean War and was stationed at the Panama Canal. After his service, he worked for the City of Beaver Dam Public Works Department for 39 years, retiring in 1996. In retirement, Al worked part-time at Rechek's Food Pride. He enjoyed going to the tracks to watch local car racing and watching the national races on TV. Al loved the Green Bay Packers, sometimes passionately, and enjoyed watching football in general. He was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish.

Survivors include his children, Joseph Budde of Green Bay, Mathew (Janet) Budde of Beaver Dam, Virginia "Gini" (Steve) Hankes of Beaver Dam, Roger (Jane) Budde of Beaver Dam, and Donald (Kristy) Budde of Sun Prairie; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; his sisters and brother, Caroline Patterson of Beaver Dam, Mary Budde of Beaver Dam, Carl (Joyce) Budde of Waukesha; his sisters-in-law, Betty Marx of Nevada, Helen Lisowski of Florida, and Carol Harris of Oconomowoc; brother-in-law, Roger Verkenis of Milwaukee; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Al was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Loretta Budde; his sister, Frances Emmer; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ruth Brown, Mary Ellen Manke, Bernice Verkenis, Margaret Edwards, James Manke, Jackie Manke, Edward Manke, and Louise Logar, Viola Manke, Richard Marx, Kenneth Brown, Bill Logar, Wallace Lisowski, Charles Patterson, Edward Emmer, and Jim Harris.

Memorials may be made in Al Budde's name to St. Katharine Drexel School, Parish, or Building From Our Beliefs Church Renovation Project.

The family would like to thank SSM Hospice and all the wonderful care givers from Home Instead for the love and care they showed to Al.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My thoughts and prayers for all of the family members. So sorry for your loss.

Posted by Marilyn (Schears) Schumacher - Malone, WI - Acquaintance   May 03, 2020

To Al's family, please accept our condolences and prayers. What a great guy! Had some many good conversations with him at Rechek's. We are very sorry for your loss.

Posted by Greg & Julie Steil - Beaver Dam, WI - Family Friend   April 27, 2020

our thoughts and prayers are with you all! may you get through this and find peace knowing your dad and mom are together again. we will miss them both and remember good times forever. god bless!

Posted by chuck and jelene marx - DOUSMAN, WI   April 25, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the Budde Family , a great guy and always fun to be around. Please know you will all be in my thoughts and prayers!!

Posted by John (Garbo) Garbalagtys - Wisconsin Rapids, WI - Coworker   April 24, 2020

I'm very sorry for the loss of your Dad I know how much pain this is for all of you! Our memories with your family and the Fanshaw's will never be forgotten!! My greatest sympathy!!!

Posted by Leann Schultz    April 22, 2020

My heart is broken for all of Al's family. Through everything he was a fighter and I will deeply miss our visits. He made my day each time I got to come. Thank you for allowing me to care for such a great man.

Posted by Jodi Neuberger - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   April 22, 2020

Sorry to hear of Al's passing. My condolences to everyone.

Posted by Dan Gilmore - Fox Lake, WI - Acquaintance   April 22, 2020

Roger and Jane, Sorry to hear about your Dad, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Love, Molly & Hans

Posted by Molly Henkel - Mayville, WI - Friend   April 22, 2020

My deepest sympathy to your family. You are all so special to me and we have so many wonderful memories of fun times together. To remain in hearts and memories of those left behind is not to die. I know your dad is at peace and so happy to be together with your mom once again. Love and prayers for blessings of peace and comfort until you are all reunited in Heaven.

Posted by Claire Gensch - Madison, WI - Friend   April 22, 2020

On behalf of the living Felix Budde family, I would like to extend our sympathy. Many family and school memories of him.
Cathy Budde, Jack and Phyliss Budde, Bob and Jean Daniels, Lynn Zick, Christine and Cristopher Bauer.

Posted by Lynn Zick - Beaver Dam, WI - Family   April 22, 2020

Gini, Steve and family: My deepest sympathy and prayers. Rita Nowak St. Katharine Drexel Parish Member and St. Vincent de Paul Conference member

Posted by Rita Nowak - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   April 22, 2020

R.I.P Uncle Al. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Love you

Posted by Brian Verkennis - Milwaukee, WI - Family   April 21, 2020

I'm sorry to hear about Al but he's with your mom.

Posted by Jeanne Sommer - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   April 21, 2020

Family & Friends of Al: We were saddened to hear about Al Budde and send our prayers your way for strength during this difficult time.

Posted by Debbie & Dwayne Clayton - Commerce Township, MI - Family   April 21, 2020


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