HUGOTON – E. Budd Anderson, 90, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at his home in Hugoton.
He was born Aug. 27, 1920, to George Washington and Ella May (Wait) Anderson.
He married Sara Lee Ray in 1948. She survives.
He was a graduate of Moscow High School.
He farmed with his father. Hentered the service in 1942 and was sent to the Pacific Theater as a flight engineer on C-47 and C-46 transport planes under the command of General George C. Kenny. In 1944, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with two Oak-Leaf Clusters. He was employed by Northern Natural Gas Company, retiring in 1983.
He was a member of the First Christian Church.
He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 150, VFW Post No. 5391 and Masonic Lodge No. 406, all of Hugoton.
He is also survived by three daughters, Marsha Goetting Peterson and husband, Gary, Bozeman, Mont., Donna Chamberlain and husband, Jim, Custer, S.D., and Debbie Buczinski and husband, Mike, Hutchinson; four sisters, Inez Ramey, Gainesville, Fla., Avis Curtis, Moscow, Fanny Kagarice, Hugoton, and Avanell Gaskill, Hugoton; grandchildren, Kristi Sargent, Shanghai, China, and Cory Sargent and his wife, Lauryn, Ouray, Colo., Bethany Buczinski, Wichita, and Christopher Buczinski and wife, Becky; one great-grandson, Noah Buczinski, Jackson, Wyo.; and one sister-in-law, Lena Anderson, Hugoton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Owen, Deward, Bester, Fred and A.J. Anderson; and six sisters, Murland Crawford, Marie Buchter, Vella Stoops, Deannie Hall, Agnes Allen and Ila Fern Anderson.
o Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church in Hugoton with Minister Randy Nash presiding.
Military graveside services will be conducted by Fort Riley Honor Guard at the Hugoton Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Paul’s Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to either the Ronald McDonald House or World War II Memorial Trust For The National Mall and may be mailed to Paul’s Funeral Home, Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.