Leo ‘Bud’ F. Dricken, 62

Leo "Bud" F. Dricken, 62, passed away Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, at the Kathy Hospice.

Bud was born on Jan. 19, 1948, to Raymond and Lucille (nee Mueller) Dricken.

He married Ann (nee Keppler) on April 15, 1978.

Bud will be remembered for many things, his exceptional skills with anything that had a motor or a trigger; his love of outdoor sports, especially duck hunting; but most of all, his kindness, his quick smile and his generous love of his family and friends.

Bud is survived by his wife, Ann; children, Keith (Amber) and Ashly. He is also survived by his mother, Lucille; and mother-in-law, Audrey Keppler; siblings, Rae (Dave) Schmidt, Donald (Debbie) Dricken, Sue (Jim) Lynn and Amy (Steve) Mertzig.

Bud is preceded in death by his father, Raymond Dricken; and father-in-law, Raymond Keppler.

A Mass of Christian burial for Bud will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 406 Jefferson St., West Bend (town of Barton) with the Rev. Mike Moran presiding. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the church only.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to everyone for their good thoughts and prayers.