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Charline Budd

June 6, 1934 — January 22, 2021

LACON - Charline M. Budd, 86, of Lacon passed away on Friday evening, Jan. 22, 2021 at UnityPoint Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.
Charline was born in Lincoln on June 6, 1934 to Charles and Vera (Koester) Cross. She married Vernon F. Budd on Apr. 3, 1959 in Emden. He preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 2019.
She is survived by her daughter Connie (Richard) Collins of Chillicothe; two sons Nicholas (Nancy) Budd of State College, PA and Michael (Mary Ellen) Budd of Devon, PA; three grandchild Nicole (Jason) Albers, Steven (Carrie) Urnikis, and Carl Budd; two step grandchildren Timothy (Phyllis) Herzing and Erik Herzing; nine great grandchildren; a brother-in-law Ronald (Darlene) Budd of Lincoln, two sister-in-laws Chris Budd of Venice, FL and Justine Budd of Lacon.
She was a grandma extraordinaire, maker of dollar fries and ground roast beef sandwiches, a musician, valedictorian, a graduate of Illinois State, music teacher in Lacon and Sparland, a private pilot, Christmas enthusiast, lifelong Lutheran, stubborn German, Vern's navigator, bookkeeper, fellow traveler, and so much more.
A private family funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 at 10:00 am at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lacon with Linda Strader officiating. Burial will be in the Lacon cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Lacon Sparland Ambulance. Online condolences can be left at

Funeral Service

JAN 26. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

St. John Lutheran Church
106 N. Ida St.
Lacon, IL 61540

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