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Robert BuddenNovember 11, 1941 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 75)
Robert H. Budden, age 75, of Grand Haven passed away September 10, 2017, at home. Bob was born November 11, 1941 in Saginaw, MI to the late Harry E. and Ann (Sojkowski) Budden Sr. He married Judith Carter on August 17, 1963 in Grand Rapids. Bob worked as an accountant for Harbor Industries, Herman Miller and retired from Cannon Downriggers where he worked as a controller. He loved to travel with Judy, watch movies especially Harry Potter. Bob also liked to follow the Grand Haven Buccaneers Basketball team and was an avid stamp collector which he enjoyed doing with his granddaughter Willow. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Judy; daughter, Melissa Kelleigh of Rockford; son, James Budden of Holland; granddaughter, Willow Kelleigh; sister, Susan (Greg) Wichert of Florida; brothers, Richard (Sharon) Budden of Comstock Park, William (Sandra) Budden of West Virginia; in laws, Jennie Budden of Kentucky, Joanne Carter, Ava (Ed) Hansen both of Rockford, Thomas Carter of Florida, Leo (Linda) Carter of Diamondale, Tim Carter of Livonia. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Budden Jr. The funeral service for Bob will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017, at Klaassen Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Love INC or the Tri-Cities Historical Society. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Bob’s online guest book. Arrangements by Klaassen Family Funeral Home.
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