Burton Eugene Budreau, 75, of Lafayette, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at his residence.

Born Dec. 22, 1934, in Iroquois, Ill., he was the son of the late Isadore and Edna Francis Budreau.

He married Mary Gillen on June 8, 1957, in Boswell.

Mr. Budreau worked at Rostone for 30 years.

He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. He was a Nascar fan and enjoyed bowling, working on cars, roller skating, playing with his grandchildren and watching them and his children play sports.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, Mike Budreau (wife: Cindy) of Otterbein and Randy Budreau (wife: Yvonne) of West Point; three daughters, Sandy Bowman (husband: Ken), Debbie Budreau and Tammie Budreau, all of Lafayette; three brothers, Terry Budreau (wife: Mary) of Wolcott, Donnie Budreau (wife: Miriam) and Lawrence "Butch" Budreau, both of Fowler; and three sisters, Marsha Budreau and Joyce Tremble, both of Kankakee, Ill., and Eileen Gushwa of Lafayette.

Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, Josh Sorrells (wife: Heather), Jeremy Budreau, Brett Budreau (wife: Staci), Amber Alois (husband: Oscar), Amanda Bowman, Amy Bowman, Matthew Bowman (wife: Paige), Natalie Henderson, Brittany Henderson, Jordon Budreau and Erica Budreau; 11 great-grandchildren, Parker Sorrells, Jackson Sorrells, Laynee Budreau, Myles Jackson, Jayce Bowman, Brett Bowman, Bailey Henderson, Brooklyn Hale, Marlee Stonebraker, Madelyn LaPante and Jacek Budreau. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Robert Budreau, 1 sister, Betty Ponto, 1 grandchild, Katelyn Henderson, and 1 great-grandchild, Adin Alois.

Interment Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Lawrence School and Sacred Heart School in Fowler. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com


Burton Budreau was diagnosed with stage IV (4) cancer about a year ago.  

If you would like to find-out more information please contact Mike Budreau at 765-583-2989.


Due to the manufacturing process at Rostone, cold mold in particular, all Rostone employees should contact a doctor for screening.

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