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Anita Wilson
Anita Wilson
Budzee,  

I wanted to thank you for everything: for being my friend, for sharing some of those great stories, all your knowledge of just about everything.  All the tapes you gave me which you called the ‘Classics for Anita” of Strauss and Brahms and others has given hours of fabulous music.  As I play them they will remind me of you, Bud.  

You know, you never told me how you caught that baby crow.  You had one of the best cubicles at work, as I remember, that had a great window view.  That one morning I came to work and as normal it was quite.  You had finished your morning checks and not wanting to disturb anyone, I only said good morning to you.  All of a sudden I hear this screeching, a little bit abnormal from what you normally hear in an office, but you were my neighbor HA-HA.  Well, the screeching got louder and more insistent.  Since our cubicles shared a 5 foot partition I was able to look over, but that noise sounded like I may not want to do that, but consider going the other way to the front door.  I asked you if you were there, you said in your most Budzee way, “Yes, I’m here.”  What is that sound Buddy, I asked?  You told me to just come over and see.  Well I did and there in a box, with a covering for when it sleeps, you had baby crow.  And it was very ugly…very few feathers and you were feeding it as fast as you could.  Buddy, it may be thinking you’re its mother.  You explained to me that it needs to eat often and it eats a lot.  I did not ask you what you were feeding it.  You never cease to amaze me with your giving of yourself, even to a baby crow.  That crow was a very lucky bird.  But all of us who were part of your life were the fortunate ones. 

Thank you Budzee!

Love you, Anita
guy wollenman
guy wollenman
Bud & Betty, David, Ann, and Lisa,
With a heavy heart I found out today about the additional cancer news.  I'm sorry I haven't kept in touch for some many years - I think the last time was my dad Joe's funeral?  How time goes by...time.  Good times, bad times, a whole life time; times spent together in our pasts, time now.  Life-long friendships - The Wollenman and Kilburn families shared alot of history together.  In my house, at our cabin in Mineral King, at Wanda & Joe's home - Bud, your photos taken over a life-time are still around us.  You were a very good photographer, but you missed your "calling" as a comedian.  Your humor and kidding around (you were kidding with me - right?) - made life fun.  Even when times were tough.  I'm sorry it's tough now for you.  I wish I could give you the sam "cheering-up" and joy you brought to so many of us.  Know that our family's prayers and happy thoughts of so many great memories being your friend, are with you now and forever.

Our Wollenman family's LOVE to all of you!   GUY WOLLENMAN
terry comer
terry comer
Hey Bud,
So glad to hear that you are home - so much more comfy than any hospital environment.  I wish that I could be there to get in trouble with you, and, you do it soooo well. I remember the first time that we did the "Walk for Life" together. You said, "Ya know guy, there is a much faster and easier way to do this thing".  You then proceeded to show me every short-cut there possibly could be. You even had planned-in special venues for beer-breaks and still be one of the first to complete the walk. It was obvious that you spoke from experience, not guess-work. I will never forget your intructional info and  have already used a few of the better "Alternative Routes", in the last couple of years, ( mums the word ).
I have told David many times that spending time with you is like spending time with my father ( eventhough you are much younger ). Both of you are extremely funny and both of you wear a continuous smile. These are just a couple of traits that have made you so special to me and everone that enters your life. Thanks for the ease of your instant friendship and sharing your wisdom with me. If I could obtain the insight from yourself and my father I would  be assured a future of happiness and contentment.
Thanks Bud for yourself and your special family.
Love -  Terry
Janet McCoy
Janet McCoy
Hey Bud,

Notice I did not call you Ralphie or Ralph Stanley(only on the card, sorry). 
I have to thank you for all the fun times and pictures, good, bad, or goofy that we had and you captured in pictures.  I love and cherish all our memories.  Thank you.  
I am so happy that you are home.  Kick back, take it easy, and let everyone wait on you!!!  
I love you, Bud.  Thank you so much.
Janet Fry McCoy, (alias, Juanita Frita)
 . 
Carmen Estrada-Polley
Carmen Estrada-Polley
Dear Bud & Betty and family,

Good to hear Bud is back home with his loving supportive family.  Thanks to David, I have had the fun experience of knowing Bud, Betty and Lisa and enjoying celebrating various occasions thru the years.  One most memorable are the photos you took Bud during my 50th Birthday celebration in Berkeley  Umm a few years ago.  I have cherished those great memories and photos.  You are a true artist and the memories your family has in photo history is a great representation of YOU!   My prayers of support are with you and all around you.  Take care all of  you!

Love and God's Peace & Blessings
Sandra Martinez
Sandra Martinez
Dear David,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.  All though I only got to meet your Dad a few times, he always left me smiling or laughing.  He won't remember me but please tell him hello for me. What wonderful family photo's...I see why you're such a great guy. 

I pray that God Blesses you all abundantly and keeps watch over you.  I will request a prayer at my church this Sunday.  Take care.

Love,
Sandy
Stacy Young-Wilson-Mecham
Stacy Young-Wilson-Mecham
 The Kilburns!!!
 Janet Bailey forwarded this web page to me...For the life of me I couldn't figure out why until I started reading the guest book.
  Bud, You probably barely remember who I am, But I still treasure the wedding album that you did for Dave Wilson and myself some 30 years ago...remember the roping arena, Bill Shaver and the surrey wagon...me riding off on the big roan horse...without Dave?
 It was a dream he had and I was grateful to be able to do that for him and thank you for memorializing it for us..Since then Dave has gone and I was supposed to be gone also...they gave me a 30% chance of survival from lung and throat cancer...But I set my sights on the back country and I BEAT IT..
  Whatever your prognosis...you are already a winner. your family and friends are rallying around you and I hope that you are happy and comfortable!!!
  Thanks again for your crazy daughters ( I was in Lisa's class at WHS) and for being such an amazing person and photographer!
Stephanie Robert
Stephanie Robert
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  I know we only met once but it is a meeting that I will never forget. You were so sweet to Jeremy.  I can remember seeing you on the floor playing with him and how happy he was. From what I hear from Ann and Kelly you have touched the lives of many and I truly feel honored we (Jeremy & I) had the opportunity to meet you and Betty.  Take care.  Stephanie
Janet Badiali-Bailey
Janet Badiali-Bailey
Thank you Kilburn Family for including all of us through CaringBridge.  There is not one of you that is not in our thoughts these past few days.  Every single one of you are loved and adored.  And Buddy-Boy, you are one of the bright stars in the night sky........Are they stars or just pin-pricks in the fabric covering Heaven?  Later............................jb
Rachel Richardson
Rachel Richardson
Anytime I hear that someone I care about is going through hard times, my mind starts a kaleidoscope of memories and here are a few that popped up immediately about Bud:
- Twinkling Blue Eyes, and a face that says I'm looking for some trouble to get into;
- A laugh that starts in his toes and travels the top of his head;
- Perez saying, "David isn't very neat for a Gay Man" and Bud saying, "That's my Boy!";
- Bud doing the "WALK FOR LIFE" with Terry and Terry telling me later, "I just LOVE that guy!"; 
- Bud walking around with a camera taking picture after picture at the "WALK";  
- Sitting in the Old Mission Church during an ASN Candlelight Memorial listening to Bud and Lisa exchanging dirty limericks and watching David squirm; 
- Realizing that the reason I LOVE this Family so much is because, Bud and Betty have instilled a lot of Love and Goodness in their children and they are all practicing what they have been taught. 

My LOVE and thoughts are with each of you on this journey,
Take Care, Rach 
terry comer
terry comer
Hey Bud,
So glad to hear that you are home - so much more comfy than any hospital environment.  I wish that I could be there to get in trouble with you, and, you do it soooo well. I remember the first time that we did the "Walk for Life" together. You said, "Ya know guy, there is a much faster and easier way to do this thing".  You then proceeded to show me every short-cut there possibly could be. You even had planned-in special venues for beer-breaks and still be one of the first to complete the walk. It was obvious that you spoke from experience, not guess-work. I will never forget your intructional info and  have already used a few of the better "Alternative Routes", in the last couple of years, ( mums the word ).
I have told David many times that spending time with you is like spending time with my father ( eventhough you are much younger ). Both of you are extremely funny and both of you wear a continuous smile. These are just a couple of traits that have made you so special to me and everone that enters your life. Thanks for the ease of your instant friendship and sharing your wisdom with me. If I could obtain the insight from yourself and my father I would  be assured a future of happiness and contentment.
Thanks Bud for yourself and your special family.
Love -  Terry
Janet McCoy
Janet McCoy
Hey Bud,

Notice I did not call you Ralphie or Ralph Stanley(only on the card, sorry). 
I have to thank you for all the fun times and pictures, good, bad, or goofy that we had and you captured in pictures.  I love and cherish all our memories.  Thank you.  
I am so happy that you are home.  Kick back, take it easy, and let everyone wait on you!!!  
I love you, Bud.  Thank you so much.
Janet Fry McCoy, (alias, Juanita Frita)
 . 
Carmen Estrada-Polley
Carmen Estrada-Polley
Dear Bud & Betty and family,

Good to hear Bud is back home with his loving supportive family.  Thanks to David, I have had the fun experience of knowing Bud, Betty and Lisa and enjoying celebrating various occasions thru the years.  One most memorable are the photos you took Bud during my 50th Birthday celebration in Berkeley  Umm a few years ago.  I have cherished those great memories and photos.  You are a true artist and the memories your family has in photo history is a great representation of YOU!   My prayers of support are with you and all around you.  Take care all of  you!

Love and God's Peace & Blessings
Stacy Young-Wilson-Mecham
Stacy Young-Wilson-Mecham
 The Kilburns!!!
 Janet Bailey forwarded this web page to me...For the life of me I couldn't figure out why until I started reading the guest book.
  Bud, You probably barely remember who I am, But I still treasure the wedding album that you did for Dave Wilson and myself some 30 years ago...remember the roping arena, Bill Shaver and the surrey wagon...me riding off on the big roan horse...without Dave?
 It was a dream he had and I was grateful to be able to do that for him and thank you for memorializing it for us..Since then Dave has gone and I was supposed to be gone also...they gave me a 30% chance of survival from lung and throat cancer...But I set my sights on the back country and I BEAT IT..
  Whatever your prognosis...you are already a winner. your family and friends are rallying around you and I hope that you are happy and comfortable!!!
  Thanks again for your crazy daughters ( I was in Lisa's class at WHS) and for being such an amazing person and photographer!
Janet Badiali-Bailey
Janet Badiali-Bailey
Thank you Kilburn Family for including all of us through CaringBridge.  There is not one of you that is not in our thoughts these past few days.  Every single one of you are loved and adored.  And Buddy-Boy, you are one of the bright stars in the night sky........Are they stars or just pin-pricks in the fabric covering Heaven?  Later............................jb
Anita Wilson
Anita Wilson
Budzee,  

I wanted to thank you for everything: for being my friend, for sharing some of those great stories, all your knowledge of just about everything.  All the tapes you gave me which you called the ‘Classics for Anita” of Strauss and Brahms and others has given hours of fabulous music.  As I play them they will remind me of you, Bud.  

You know, you never told me how you caught that baby crow.  You had one of the best cubicles at work, as I remember, that had a great window view.  That one morning I came to work and as normal it was quite.  You had finished your morning checks and not wanting to disturb anyone, I only said good morning to you.  All of a sudden I hear this screeching, a little bit abnormal from what you normally hear in an office, but you were my neighbor HA-HA.  Well, the screeching got louder and more insistent.  Since our cubicles shared a 5 foot partition I was able to look over, but that noise sounded like I may not want to do that, but consider going the other way to the front door.  I asked you if you were there, you said in your most Budzee way, “Yes, I’m here.”  What is that sound Buddy, I asked?  You told me to just come over and see.  Well I did and there in a box, with a covering for when it sleeps, you had baby crow.  And it was very ugly…very few feathers and you were feeding it as fast as you could.  Buddy, it may be thinking you’re its mother.  You explained to me that it needs to eat often and it eats a lot.  I did not ask you what you were feeding it.  You never cease to amaze me with your giving of yourself, even to a baby crow.  That crow was a very lucky bird.  But all of us who were part of your life were the fortunate ones. 

Thank you Budzee!

Love you, Anita
guy wollenman
guy wollenman
Bud & Betty, David, Ann, and Lisa,
With a heavy heart I found out today about the additional cancer news.  I'm sorry I haven't kept in touch for some many years - I think the last time was my dad Joe's funeral?  How time goes by...time.  Good times, bad times, a whole life time; times spent together in our pasts, time now.  Life-long friendships - The Wollenman and Kilburn families shared alot of history together.  In my house, at our cabin in Mineral King, at Wanda & Joe's home - Bud, your photos taken over a life-time are still around us.  You were a very good photographer, but you missed your "calling" as a comedian.  Your humor and kidding around (you were kidding with me - right?) - made life fun.  Even when times were tough.  I'm sorry it's tough now for you.  I wish I could give you the sam "cheering-up" and joy you brought to so many of us.  Know that our family's prayers and happy thoughts of so many great memories being your friend, are with you now and forever.

Our Wollenman family's LOVE to all of you!   GUY WOLLENMAN
Sandra Martinez
Sandra Martinez
Dear David,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.  All though I only got to meet your Dad a few times, he always left me smiling or laughing.  He won't remember me but please tell him hello for me. What wonderful family photo's...I see why you're such a great guy. 

I pray that God Blesses you all abundantly and keeps watch over you.  I will request a prayer at my church this Sunday.  Take care.

Love,
Sandy
Stephanie Robert
Stephanie Robert
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  I know we only met once but it is a meeting that I will never forget. You were so sweet to Jeremy.  I can remember seeing you on the floor playing with him and how happy he was. From what I hear from Ann and Kelly you have touched the lives of many and I truly feel honored we (Jeremy & I) had the opportunity to meet you and Betty.  Take care.  Stephanie
Rachel Richardson
Rachel Richardson
Anytime I hear that someone I care about is going through hard times, my mind starts a kaleidoscope of memories and here are a few that popped up immediately about Bud:
- Twinkling Blue Eyes, and a face that says I'm looking for some trouble to get into;
- A laugh that starts in his toes and travels the top of his head;
- Perez saying, "David isn't very neat for a Gay Man" and Bud saying, "That's my Boy!";
- Bud doing the "WALK FOR LIFE" with Terry and Terry telling me later, "I just LOVE that guy!"; 
- Bud walking around with a camera taking picture after picture at the "WALK";  
- Sitting in the Old Mission Church during an ASN Candlelight Memorial listening to Bud and Lisa exchanging dirty limericks and watching David squirm; 
- Realizing that the reason I LOVE this Family so much is because, Bud and Betty have instilled a lot of Love and Goodness in their children and they are all practicing what they have been taught. 

My LOVE and thoughts are with each of you on this journey,
Take Care, Rach 
guy wollenman
guy wollenman
Bud & Betty, David, Ann, and Lisa,
With a heavy heart I found out today about the additional cancer news.  I'm sorry I haven't kept in touch for some many years - I think the last time was my dad Joe's funeral?  How time goes by...time.  Good times, bad times, a whole life time; times spent together in our pasts, time now.  Life-long friendships - The Wollenman and Kilburn families shared alot of history together.  In my house, at our cabin in Mineral King, at Wanda & Joe's home - Bud, your photos taken over a life-time are still around us.  You were a very good photographer, but you missed your "calling" as a comedian.  Your humor and kidding around (you were kidding with me - right?) - made life fun.  Even when times were tough.  I'm sorry it's tough now for you.  I wish I could give you the sam "cheering-up" and joy you brought to so many of us.  Know that our family's prayers and happy thoughts of so many great memories being your friend, are with you now and forever.

Our Wollenman family's LOVE to all of you!   GUY WOLLENMAN
Stacy Young-Wilson-Mecham
Stacy Young-Wilson-Mecham
 The Kilburns!!!
 Janet Bailey forwarded this web page to me...For the life of me I couldn't figure out why until I started reading the guest book.
  Bud, You probably barely remember who I am, But I still treasure the wedding album that you did for Dave Wilson and myself some 30 years ago...remember the roping arena, Bill Shaver and the surrey wagon...me riding off on the big roan horse...without Dave?
 It was a dream he had and I was grateful to be able to do that for him and thank you for memorializing it for us..Since then Dave has gone and I was supposed to be gone also...they gave me a 30% chance of survival from lung and throat cancer...But I set my sights on the back country and I BEAT IT..
  Whatever your prognosis...you are already a winner. your family and friends are rallying around you and I hope that you are happy and comfortable!!!
  Thanks again for your crazy daughters ( I was in Lisa's class at WHS) and for being such an amazing person and photographer!
Rachel Richardson
Rachel Richardson
Anytime I hear that someone I care about is going through hard times, my mind starts a kaleidoscope of memories and here are a few that popped up immediately about Bud:
- Twinkling Blue Eyes, and a face that says I'm looking for some trouble to get into;
- A laugh that starts in his toes and travels the top of his head;
- Perez saying, "David isn't very neat for a Gay Man" and Bud saying, "That's my Boy!";
- Bud doing the "WALK FOR LIFE" with Terry and Terry telling me later, "I just LOVE that guy!"; 
- Bud walking around with a camera taking picture after picture at the "WALK";  
- Sitting in the Old Mission Church during an ASN Candlelight Memorial listening to Bud and Lisa exchanging dirty limericks and watching David squirm; 
- Realizing that the reason I LOVE this Family so much is because, Bud and Betty have instilled a lot of Love and Goodness in their children and they are all practicing what they have been taught. 

My LOVE and thoughts are with each of you on this journey,
Take Care, Rach 
Anita Wilson
Anita Wilson
Budzee,  

I wanted to thank you for everything: for being my friend, for sharing some of those great stories, all your knowledge of just about everything.  All the tapes you gave me which you called the ‘Classics for Anita” of Strauss and Brahms and others has given hours of fabulous music.  As I play them they will remind me of you, Bud.  

You know, you never told me how you caught that baby crow.  You had one of the best cubicles at work, as I remember, that had a great window view.  That one morning I came to work and as normal it was quite.  You had finished your morning checks and not wanting to disturb anyone, I only said good morning to you.  All of a sudden I hear this screeching, a little bit abnormal from what you normally hear in an office, but you were my neighbor HA-HA.  Well, the screeching got louder and more insistent.  Since our cubicles shared a 5 foot partition I was able to look over, but that noise sounded like I may not want to do that, but consider going the other way to the front door.  I asked you if you were there, you said in your most Budzee way, “Yes, I’m here.”  What is that sound Buddy, I asked?  You told me to just come over and see.  Well I did and there in a box, with a covering for when it sleeps, you had baby crow.  And it was very ugly…very few feathers and you were feeding it as fast as you could.  Buddy, it may be thinking you’re its mother.  You explained to me that it needs to eat often and it eats a lot.  I did not ask you what you were feeding it.  You never cease to amaze me with your giving of yourself, even to a baby crow.  That crow was a very lucky bird.  But all of us who were part of your life were the fortunate ones. 

Thank you Budzee!

Love you, Anita
terry comer
terry comer
Hey Bud,
So glad to hear that you are home - so much more comfy than any hospital environment.  I wish that I could be there to get in trouble with you, and, you do it soooo well. I remember the first time that we did the "Walk for Life" together. You said, "Ya know guy, there is a much faster and easier way to do this thing".  You then proceeded to show me every short-cut there possibly could be. You even had planned-in special venues for beer-breaks and still be one of the first to complete the walk. It was obvious that you spoke from experience, not guess-work. I will never forget your intructional info and  have already used a few of the better "Alternative Routes", in the last couple of years, ( mums the word ).
I have told David many times that spending time with you is like spending time with my father ( eventhough you are much younger ). Both of you are extremely funny and both of you wear a continuous smile. These are just a couple of traits that have made you so special to me and everone that enters your life. Thanks for the ease of your instant friendship and sharing your wisdom with me. If I could obtain the insight from yourself and my father I would  be assured a future of happiness and contentment.
Thanks Bud for yourself and your special family.
Love -  Terry
Carmen Estrada-Polley
Carmen Estrada-Polley
Dear Bud & Betty and family,

Good to hear Bud is back home with his loving supportive family.  Thanks to David, I have had the fun experience of knowing Bud, Betty and Lisa and enjoying celebrating various occasions thru the years.  One most memorable are the photos you took Bud during my 50th Birthday celebration in Berkeley  Umm a few years ago.  I have cherished those great memories and photos.  You are a true artist and the memories your family has in photo history is a great representation of YOU!   My prayers of support are with you and all around you.  Take care all of  you!

Love and God's Peace & Blessings
Stephanie Robert
Stephanie Robert
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  I know we only met once but it is a meeting that I will never forget. You were so sweet to Jeremy.  I can remember seeing you on the floor playing with him and how happy he was. From what I hear from Ann and Kelly you have touched the lives of many and I truly feel honored we (Jeremy & I) had the opportunity to meet you and Betty.  Take care.  Stephanie
Janet McCoy
Janet McCoy
Hey Bud,

Notice I did not call you Ralphie or Ralph Stanley(only on the card, sorry). 
I have to thank you for all the fun times and pictures, good, bad, or goofy that we had and you captured in pictures.  I love and cherish all our memories.  Thank you.  
I am so happy that you are home.  Kick back, take it easy, and let everyone wait on you!!!  
I love you, Bud.  Thank you so much.
Janet Fry McCoy, (alias, Juanita Frita)
 . 
Sandra Martinez
Sandra Martinez
Dear David,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.  All though I only got to meet your Dad a few times, he always left me smiling or laughing.  He won't remember me but please tell him hello for me. What wonderful family photo's...I see why you're such a great guy. 

I pray that God Blesses you all abundantly and keeps watch over you.  I will request a prayer at my church this Sunday.  Take care.

Love,
Sandy
Janet Badiali-Bailey
Janet Badiali-Bailey
Thank you Kilburn Family for including all of us through CaringBridge.  There is not one of you that is not in our thoughts these past few days.  Every single one of you are loved and adored.  And Buddy-Boy, you are one of the bright stars in the night sky........Are they stars or just pin-pricks in the fabric covering Heaven?  Later............................jb