Colene (nee Turley) Buda

Colene (nee Turley) Buda passed away at the age of 72 on Monday, April 30, 2007 surrounded by her loving family. Colene has now joined her son, Stephen J. Buda, who preceded her in death. A memorial service will be held for Colene at 11 a.m. tomorrow morning, May 4, at the Cornerstone Church in Grafton located at 1415 2nd Ave. (1 and 1/2 blocks south of Highway 60 on 1st Ave.). Visitation will be held on Friday, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., prior to the memorial service. Church and Chapel Funeral Service is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Colene was a co-founder of GWRRA Chapter G Wisconsin and an avid nature lover.

Colene is survived by her devoted husband of 51 years, Stephen L. "Steve" Buda. She was the cherished mother of Patricia (Danny) Hardee, Michael (Terri) Edwards, Sheri (Frank) Emanuele, Joanna (Thomas) Marks and Timothy Budal; the precious grandmother of Daniel (Cortnie) Edwards, Daniel Lenich (fiancee Nicole Scholz), Megan Edwards, Frank Jr., Nick and Shannon Emanuele, Gregory, Jonathan and Thomas Marks, and Max and Nolan Buda; and the dear great-grandmother of Daniel, Cole and Timothy Edwards. She is further survived by her brothers Gerald (Donna) Turley and Francis Brown; her sister Linda (Gregg) Dahrens; and many other relatives and friends.

A special thanks to her doctors and nursing staff at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital - Milwaukee and Ozaukee campuses and VITAS Hospice for their dedicated care.

"You may be gone, but your spirit will remain alive through each of us."

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