Robert Budde


Robert T. Budde, 70, of rural Woonsocket passed away Dec. 31, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at his home.

Funeral Mass services will be held Friday, Jan. 4 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Wilfrid Catholic Church, Woonsocket. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites, with Fr. Jim Friedrich officiating. Visitations with scripture services were held Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Basham Funeral Service in Woonsocket and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Robert was born in Mitchell to Theodore and Leona (Rassel) Budde. He attended grade school at Neilson and Budde country schools until 1962. He graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1966. He enlisted in the Woonsocket National Guard in 1966 and served for 27 years.

Robert worked for Dakota Contracting Corp., for 42 years, until health issues forced him to retire.

He is survived by three sons, Dustin (Lisa) Budde of Sioux Falls, Chad and Tim Budde of rural Woonsocket.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Leona, and several uncles, aunts and cousins.

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