Alton, IL


Wilda A. “Willie” Budo

Wilda A. “Willie” Budo, 95, died at 4:00 a.m. Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Willow Rose Nursing Home in Jerseyville. Born September 10, 1921 in Buckhorn, MO, she was the daughter of Silas and Lydia (Barrett) Brewington. She retired from International Shoe Company after 18 years of service. Surviving is a son-in-law, Rick Schoeffel of Godfrey, four grandchildren, Glenn (Dede) Kidd of Lebanon, IL, Brenda (Mark) Meyer of Godfrey, Donald Presson of Godfrey, and Cheryl (Mark) Stumborg of Effingham, IL, 14 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and 11 nieces and nephews. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by two daughters, Linda Schoeffel and Pamela Green, a son, Leroy Green, a granddaughter, Jammie Kidd, two brothers and two sisters. Visitation will be from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 20, 2017. Reverend Steve Rice will officiate. Burial will be at Upper Alton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice of Alton. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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