Antoinette  Budnick

Obituary of Antoinette Budnick

Antoinette Knop Budnick, 86, wife of the late Howard Budnick both longtime residences of Fountain Hills, Arizona passed away peacefully September 12 th , 2020 surrounded by many who loved her. Born July 17 th , 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, was the youngest child of Alexander "the governor" and Antoinette Knop. She was predeceased by her sisters Marie Wenzel, Charlotte Foreman, and her brothers Jackie, Richard and Billy Knop. Mrs. Budnick was known as "Toni" by the many friends she made over the years at Catholic parishes in Warren and Imlay City Michigan, and more recently Ascension and St. Bernard Catholic churches in the Valley. She served 25 years in the United States Post Office in Michigan and Arizona, retiring from the Fountain Hills office in 1999. Howard and Toni Budnick were married July 17 th , 1954 on her twentieth birthday beginning their 61-year marriage with the blessing of eleven kids. She is survived by sons Paul and his wife Deb, Tom and his wife Nicole, John and his wife Jen, James and Tim and his wife Valerie. And her daughters Lynn and her husband Mike, Sue and her husband Roger, Karen, Dianne and Annie. In addition to her husband Howard she was predeceased by her son August "Gus" and sons-in-laws Steve and David. Many called her Grandma including Andrea, Stewart, Mathew, Brandon, Tommy Jr, Mary, Christopher, Emily, Kaylynn, Jacob, Jonathan, Katie, Hannah, Johnny Rambo, William, Alexis, Benn, Luke, Jack, Alex, Brooke, Paige and Chelsea. Grandkids include Trinity, Julian, Logan, Lexi, Tommy III, Katie, Dominic, Joe, Alex, Lincoln, Alice, Riley, Siddalee, Leon and Maris. A viewing and gathering at Falconer Funeral Home in Gilbert, AZ September 15 th , 2020 between 5PM-8PM. A Catholic Mass at Christ the King Church in Mesa, AZ 10AM September 16 th followed by burial service at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Mesa, AZ. A wake at the home of Dr. Paul Budnick and wife Deb for all of those who cared and loved Toni.
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10:00 am
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Christ The King Catholic Church
1551 E Dana Ave
MESA, Arizona, United States
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