Funeral service for Susie R. Budd, 91, Lawrence, KS, will be held 2 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died Sunday February 7, 2010 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.
Mrs. Budd was born August 11, 1918 in the Brown Community, northeast of McLouth, in Leavenworth County, Kansas. She was the daughter of Ray W. and Lottie Thompson Rogers. She moved to Lawrence with the family in 1921 and attended school there.
Mrs. Budd was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and The United Methodist Women, where she served locally. She was also a member of the Union Pacific Employee Club #4 Auxiliary. Mrs. Budd was a homemaker who enjoyed crocheting, quilting and other needlework.
She married Forrest W. Budd on July 15, 1939 in Lawrence, KS where they continued to make their home. They shared 70 years together. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include a brother, Worthy R. Rogers, three nieces, Sharon Chaney, Lawrence, Roberta Hellstrom, Baldwin City, KS, Rebecca Melton, Raytown, MO; and two nephews, Ray Hellstrom, Kansas City, MO, Wayne Rogers, Lawrence. She was preceded in death by one sister, Emma Hellstrom and one nephew, Robert Hellstrom.
The family will greet friends 1 p.m. Monday until service time.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the Centenary United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.