The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

July 1, 2013

Denise Mae Budd

Published 7-2-13

ENID, Okla. — Mass of Christian burial for Denise Mae Budd, 63, of Enid, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bison, with Father Edward T. Menasco, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Bison Cemetery under the kind guidance of Stittsworth Funeral Service. Visitation with the family present will be 6-7 this evening at Stittsworth’s.

Denise was born Jan. 21, 1950, in Enid, the daughter of Laroy and Beatrice Patocka Goodpasture, and passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Enid.

She was raised in Tonkawa, graduating from Tonkawa High School. Denise attended Northern Oklahoma College.

Survivors include sons, Jeremy and Allison Budd, Timmy and Melissa Budd; grandchildren, Erin, Logan, Jeff, Kaitlyn, Brian and Calvin; one great-granddaughter, Breelynn Breckenridge; father, Laroy Goodpasture; brothers, Dennis and Connie Goodpasture, David and Sandra Goodpasture and Darren and Natalie Goodpasture; sister, Dena and Dee Stratton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Denise was preceded in passing by her mother, and niece, Jenny and her husband Chris Stiegler.

Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworth funeralservices.com.

(Submitted by family)

 

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