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Urgel "Bud" Bouchard, 92 Sidney, MT

 

November 24, 2021 | View PDF

Bud Bouchard

At Bud's request, there will be no church services. There will be a Celebration of Bud's Life next spring when family and friends can all attend. There will be a notice in the paper when it is set. The Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home Sidney is caring for the family. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at http://www.fulkersons.com.

Urgel "Bud" was born on March 29, 1929, Sidney, MT to Urgel and Isabella (Rambur) Bouchard. He grew and attended schools in Sidney.

Urgel "Bud" was a farmer/rancher thru and thru like his Uncles Matt and Ike and brother Phillip. Starting at age 8, moving up Fox Creek, and farming with his Dad using horses. You could always find Bud in some kind of equipment or in his shop. He bought is 1st truck at the age 16 and his first new truck in 1949, with the proceeds from the flax crop.

Bud loved restoring old tractors, red, green, gray, and orange could be seen throughout his shop. He would grin widely when they ran again. Bud could build almost anything from wood or iron. He also enjoyed cutting and polishing agates.

Anyone who ever had the pleasure of riding with Bud in his pickup across the pasture would never forget it. Driving at Mach 60, hanging on for dear life and listening to childhood stories. All the while he was laughing; he had a very giving heart and a wonderful sense of humor.

After retirement, Bud enjoyed having more time to spend with his grand and great grandchildren when they would come to visit He would smile from ear to ear while he held or talked with them.

Bud passed away on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at his home in Sidney.

He is survived by: his wife, Annette, Sidney, MT; two sisters, Jennette (John) Smith, ID and Joann (Jim) Schmidt, OR; one daughter, Pam Scheetz, Billings, MT; three sons, Tim (Evah), Jeff (Deb) and Brian Bouchard all of Sidney, MT; John Rogalla, Waynette Molloy both of Sidney, MT, Gene Sowder, WY; 14 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bud Rest in Peace!

He was preceded in death by: his parents; two wives, Laurene Lorenz and Lillian Rogalla; brother, Phillip; son, Patrick; and great granddaughter, Megan Krugler.

 

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