Grace E. Budd, 90, of Springfield died at 9:30 a.m., Friday, September 10, 2010 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born February 4, 1920 at Hillview Pump Station in Patterson Township, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Noonan Daniels. She married William A. Budd on August 5, 1944 and he preceded her in death on December 26, 1983. Her parents and 3 brothers: John, Ernest and Harvey also preceded her in death.
She is survived by 2 daughters: Shirley Blisset and Bonnie Eynon, both of Springfield and twin sons: Gary (Karen) Budd of Springfield and Larry (Gloria) Budd of Taylorville, 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 2 sisters: Jean Bliesner of Springfield and Ruth (Charles) Copples of Decatur; 3 brothers: Earl (Barb) Daniels of Cantrall, Merle (Beverly) Daniels of Kilbourne and Fred Daniels of Glascow, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Grace enjoyed gardening, especially her flowers, and arts and crafts. She loved her grandpuppies: Daisy, Lilly and Betty. She retired from the State of Illinois, Department of Revenue. She also worked at St. John’s Hospital in the Laundry and Housekeeping Department.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Hospice, Animal Protective League or University of Illinois Small Animal Clinic Ophthalmology Department.
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