Mary Ann Budke
2/3/1932 - 3/12/2019
MANITO ~ Mary Ann Budke, 87, of Manito, passed away at 11:06 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Born February 3, 1932 in Easton to Noel Ivan and Frances Winifred (Stevens) Tomlin, she married Raymond Burget on September 26, 1948 in New Holland. He died May 29, 1964 in Springfield. She later married Wayne C. Budke on December 31, 1964 in Mason County. He died January 18, 1986 in Peoria. She also was preceded in death by two sons, Glen Burget and Kevin Burget; one daughter, Ruth Cooper; two grandsons, Luke Busch and Landon Burget and two brothers, David Tomlin and John Tomlin.
Surviving are three daughters, Dana (Andy) Busch of Mahomet, Stacy (Mike) Burks of Pekin and Gail (Randy) Watson of Green Valley; one son, Wayne C. “Chris” Budke, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; one sister, Phyllis Baker of Warrenville and three brothers, Richard “Dick” (Alma) Tomlin of Athens, Alabama, Paul “Mick” (Janice) Tomlin of Easton and Denis (Donna) Tomlin of Lakewood, California.
She was a graduate of Illinois State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology in 1971 and her Master’s Degree from there in 2000. Ann was a speech pathologist for 34 years, retiring from Hartsburg-Emden Community Unit School District 21 in 2002. She was a member of the National, Illinois and Mason County Retired Teachers Associations.
Ann was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed reading. She was a member of the Mason County Home Extension and a Master Gardener.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Manito, where she was a longtime church organist.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Manito. The Rev. Matthew C. Berndt will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin, and also from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Cremation will be accorded following the funeral. Private inurnment will be in Meadow Lawn Cemetery in Manito.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ruth Cooper Research Fund (for Ehlers-Danlos Research) established at Morton Community Bank.
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