Edward J. ĎBudí Kaebisch

June 16, 1925 - July 12, 2006

Edward J. "Bud" Kaebisch, 81, of Mukwonago, was born to eternal life Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

Bud was born in Racine County on June 16, 1925, the son of August and Cornelia (nee Buckett) Kaebisch.

Bud worked for Trent Tube in East Troy for 38 years, retiring in 1986. He then went to work for Citizens Bank of Mukwonago until 2002.

Bud was a member of the First Congregational Church of Mukwonago. Bud was always there with a helping hand for anyone who needed it.

Survivors include his best friend, Roberta Kaebisch; his children, Jana, Scott and Kelly Rollins; his sister, LaVerne (Harold) Mair; a niece, Judy (Roger) Sommer; his step-children, Diane Williams, Connie Powers, Nancy Ryburn, Robert (Lisa) Williams, Gayle (Randy) Hulsebus, Jayne (Ken) Bjorge, Steve, Barbara, Michael (DeDe) and Douglas Blaske; a brother-in-law, Harold Baumgart; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-nieces and -nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Maribel; a sister, Jeannette Baumgart; and his friend, Charlie.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, July 19, at First Congregational Church of Mukwonago, 231 Roberts Drive. Budís ashes will be laid to rest privately at Oak Knoll Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral and Cremation Services of Mukwonago, 363-7126, is serving the family.