Gilman Palmer Budar, 79, of Dubuque, formerly of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital. Hoffmann-Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service 3860 Asbury Rd is assisting the family with local arrangements. His beloved wife preceded him in death March 9, 2001.
He consulted for and appeared in an episode of Hawaii 5-0 thanks to his racing experience.
He enjoyed playing cards and cribbage, especially in doubles with his wife Emily.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Palmer of Dubuque; a son, Andy (Kayla) Palmer of Dubuque; and two grandchildren, Brayden and Hadley Palmer.
He is also survived by two brothers, Steve (Linda) and David (Lisa) Palmer; two step-brothers, Craig (Kay) and Doug (Ellen) Peters; and nieces and nephews.
Surviving are his four children, Kevin (Barbara) Kraus of Decorah, Iowa, Kathy (Larry) Lievens of Hillsdale, Illinois, Ellen (Brian) Patch of Dubuque, and Ed (Judy) Kraus of Marion, Iowa; and nine grandchildren, Jeff (Tai), Scott (Julie), Megan, John (Lauren), Allison (fiancé Andy), Peter (Rachael), Felicia (Andrew), Tessa, Andrew; and seven great grandchildren, Hailie, Cooper, Sven, Addie, Eamon, Hope, and Juniper; and two sisters; Mary Ann (Vincent) Demuth of Waterloo, and Marjorie (Richard) Lynch of Waterloo; and a sister-in-law, Mary Jo (Richard) Corkery of Chicago, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews. Philip was born in Dubuque on May 23, 1921 to Harry J. As a youngster he played with the Reiner Band, the Dubuque Community Band and in the ROTC band at Columbia Academy. He was a neat, orderly man and people lined up to purchase his used cars when he traded them in every year or two as they were meticulous and well maintained. (Jeanine) Lochner of Peosta, IA; three grandsons, Thomas H. Lochner of Dubuque and his sister Ardith Donovan of Dubuque. He graduated from Wahlert High School in 1965 and attended Loras College, graduating with a degree in Business. Army from 1969-1971, stationed for 13 months in Korea.
In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by his parents. Philip also was a fine tennis player and loved cars, playing poker, boating on the Mississippi and enjoying steak frys in Eagle Point Park with friends. Memorials may be sent to Resurrection Catholic Church or Dubuque Hospice. The family would like to thank the caring and compassionate staff at Hawkeye Care Center and Dubuque Hospice which assisted him in his final days. Gavin, 71, of Dubuque, passed away at home on July 1, 2018. Friday, July 6th, 2018 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road with Deacon Bill Biver officiating. Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale and also after a.m. He married his high school sweetheart, Linda Glab, on March 7, 1970. He received his Master's Degree in Education from UW Platteville and was a Guidance Counselor at Dubuque Senior High School, where he impacted thousands of students' lives through his hard work and tireless devotion for over 25 years.He was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Retha Palmer and a brother, Thomas Palmer.The Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Thursday, July 5, at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3860 Asbury Rd., where there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. 20, 1935, in Waterloo, Iowa, son of Martin and Lucile (Van Laar) Kraus. He returned to Loras College to teach Chemistry from 1960 to 2000.He is also survived by his cherished feline companion "Pussy Kat." He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Richard (Eve) Budar Jr, two sisters, Valjeanne and Dorothy, and a brother-in-law, Chuck Branch. Friends and relatives of Dorothy may call from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 6, 2018 at Reiff Funeral Home, Cascade, where there will be a wake service at p.m.Friends may also call after 9 a.m., Saturday, July 7th at the funeral home. Dorothy was born on October 14, 1922 in Bankston, daughter of Irvin and Anna (Kiernan) Potts.She is survived by six children, Cherie Mc Dermott of Epworth, Terry (Kathy) Mc Dermott of Peosta, Tim (Lori) Mc Dermott of Bernard, Tom (Stephanie) Mc Dermott of Cascade, Todd (Dana) Mc Dermott of Bernard, and Trace (Karen) Mc Dermott of Marion; 16 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one brother Gene (Jean) Potts of Asbury and five sisters-in-law, Kay Potts, Virginia Potts, Margie Sweeney and Irene Mc Dermott all of Epworth, IA and Patricia Larkin of Bernard, IA. The family would like to thank the staffs at both River Bend Retirement Community, Shady Rest Care Center and Hospice of Dubuque for all the wonderful care and compassion shown to Dorothy. Palmer, 62, of Dubuque died Tuesday, July 03, 2018 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer with his loving family at his side.