David J. Budreck, 55, of E Woodruff Street in Port Washington, died at his residence August 8, 2010.
He was born July 16, 1955 in Port Washington to John and Helen Pytynia Budreck. He grew up in Port Washington and was known as “Boodie” to many. In the mid 1980’s he operated Boodie’s Pub on the corner of W Grand Avenue and Moore Road. He worked hard rebuilding the bar and installing stained glass because he wanted to run a nice bar. The bar closed and he began working through the union as a bricklayer. He was a member of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers, Local 8 in New Berlin and the Laborers International Union of Norther America, Local 113. Boodie had a soft spot for animals, both domestic and wild, especially his two cats.
He is survived by his children Jacob “Jake” (Mary-Kathryn) Budreck of Trenton, Wisconsin and Kayla Stippich of Port Washington. Further survived by grandchildren Noah, Andrew and Ava Budreck, brother Kenneth (Sandy) Budreck of Port Washington, sisters Dinah (Rocky) Doughtery of Port Washington and Mariann (Steve) Scheinian of Whitelaw, Wisconsin, other relatives and friends. Preceded by his parents.
Memorial Service 6 pm Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the funeral home. Ozaukee Memorial Post 5373 Veterans of Foreign Wars will provide military honors. Visitation 4 – 6 pm Sunday. Memorials appreciated.