Stoughton- Thomas M. Budden, age 58, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, May 10, 2013 at Agrace HospiceCare.
He was born in Dubuque, Iowa on April 1, 1955 the son of John and Adele (Runde) Budden. Tom graduated from Edgewood High School in 1973. He worked in the auto industry for many years in a variety of different positions. Tom enjoyed working on computers and maintaining family genealogy. He was an avid Cubs, Badgers and Packers fan. Tom enjoyed life and was devoted to helping his parents. He was a member of St. Ann Parish.
Tom is survived by his siblings, Ann (Tom) Halverson, Robert (Heidi), Dick, Ellen (Ann Underberg), David (Marybeth) and Tim (Chris) Budden; many nieces, nephews, relatives; and friends, especially his long time friend, Carolyn Tiller Thiel.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial Mass, celebrating both Tom and his father, John, will be held at noon on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Stoughton, with Msgr. Gerard Healy and Fr. William Budden officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery.
Friends may greet the family from 10 a.m until the time of Mass on Thursday.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospital or to Agrace HospiceCare Inc.
A special thank you to Msgr. Healy, St. Mary's Hospital and Agrace HospiceCare Inc.
T-Bone, you had a heart bigger than life. Thank you for taking such good care of mom and dad. We will always love you. Go Cubs Go!