Marion Hershell ”Bud” Lundrigan

06/09/1924 — 06/09/2007

From Richland, WA, US | Born in Puyallup, Washington

Marion Hershell ”Bud” Lundrigan

Marion H. Lundrigan Bud passed away June 9, 2007. Bud was born in Puyallup, Washington on June 9, 1924 to Willie and Alta Lundrigan. He spent his childhood in Puyallup and his adulthood in the Tri-Cities.

He married Betty P. Thornton in 1943. He was a lifetime amateur radio enthusiast, his call letters being W70IH. He retired from the City of Richland as a lineman.

His survived by his wife of 63 years; his sister Bliss Welcker Gilman of Port Angeles; daughter Marian Smith of Boise, Id; his son Lynn Lundrigan Jolene; and his grandchildren Amy Putman Bryon, Ryan Lundrigan Kerri Lippert-fiancee and Brady Lundrigan; three great-children; lifetime friends Don and Gloria Aylen and Ed and Sherry Pfister. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Clara Green, Irene Fish, Joy Cole, and two brothers, Carol and Merle Lundrigan.

At Bud's request there will be no services. Remembrances may be made to Hospice of the Chaplaincy.

The family would like extend heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Guardian Angel and to Hospice.

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  • Just wanted you to know we understand the saddness and loss you are going thru. We will miss Bud also and our close relationship with him. He lived a pretty full life even with all his health problems. Thanks to his wife and wonderful family. We are happy for him that he is now at peace.

    Don & Glo Aylen
    November 4, 2014
    Edgewood, WA, US
  • Bud was a GOOD man and a wonderful friend! I feel very blessed to have known him and will always cherish the times we spent together straightening out the world’s problems.

    Rest in peace my good friend and God bless your family.

    Robert McKibbin
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US
  • Our deepest sympathy to the family of our good friend and former co-worker at the City.We had lost touch with Bud and Betty a few years ago but still fondly remember many good times with the ole gang at the Electric Shop at the City of Richland.

    Bud was a very kind and good man and I will miss his friendship and chats about HAM radio…

    Ron and Carole Mudd
    November 4, 2014
    Deer, Park, WA, US
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