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Joanne Budnik

Joanne Budnik

1948 - 2022

Joanne Budnik age 74 of Rogers City passed November 11, 2022 at St. Mary Hospital in Saginaw.

She was born February 16, 1948 in Rogers City to Gustave and Lorene (Altman) Felax.

Joanne is survived by her husband, George; two sons, Wade (Suzy) Budnik of Interlochen and Duane “Lish” (Lynne) Budnik of Posen; grandson, Cameron Freed of Posen; two sisters, Susan (Gerald) Wenzel of Rogers City and Debbie “Zip” Ciarkowski of Gaylord; a brother, Keith (Erin) Felax; a sister-in-law, Geraldine “Geri” Felax of Rogers City as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dawn Marie Budnik; a son, Matthew Lawrence Budnik; parents, Gustave and Lorene Felax; and a brother, Dennis “Sam” Felax.

On August 21, 1964 she married George Budnik at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. She retired from Presque Isle County as a corrections officer/dispatcher. She was a member of Rogers City Servicemen’s Club Auxiliary and Rogers City VFW Post Auxiliary. Joanne enjoyed playing pool, sewing, knitting, crocheting, making “memory bears” and researching family history and making “Family Trees”.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday, November 17th from 4-8 p.m. with Rosary and prayer service beginning at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until time of Mass at 10 a.m. with Fr. James Siler officiating.

Burial will take place in the family plot at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Posen First Responders or Helping Hands of Presque Isle.

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Joanne Budnik – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI