Cleobelle M (Seaton) Budd

Female 1916 - 2006  (89 years)


Budd, Cleobelle 'Cleo'

The Newton Kansan

Cleobelle "Cleo" Budd

Cleobelle "Cleo" Budd, 89, a resident of Kansas Christian Home in Newton, died Tuesday (Aug. 1, 2006).

She was born Sept. 7, 1916, to Robert L. and Ethel A. (Harshman) Seaton near Abilene. She grew up in the rural area near Abilene and graduated from Abilene High School in 1934. She attended Emporia State Teachers College for two years. In the late 1930s and early 1940s, she taught school in Morganville, Ashland and Solomon.

On May 23, 1943, she married Quinton M. Budd in Lawton, Okla. They lived in Arkansas City from 1948 until moving to Parsons. She served as a librarian at Arkansas City Library from 1969 to 1979. They moved to Parsons to be near their daughter, the late Mary Callstrom and her children, prior to the daughter's death on July 1, 1986. They then raised the grandchildren. Mr. Budd preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 1997.

Mrs. Budd was a member of First Christian Church in Newton and previously had been an active member of First Christian Church in Parsons and the Central Christian Church in Arkansas City.

Survivors include: two grandchildren, Jenny (Callstrom) Garcia of Leavenworth and Chris Callstrom of Liberty, Mo.; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Vaughn Seaton of Ames, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by: her husband; her daughter; and two brothers and a sister.

The family will greet friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Lawn Cemetery Patio with the Rev. Mark Young officiating.

Burial will follow in the family lot at Memorial Lawn.

Memorials have been established with the Mary Callstrom Scholarship Fund at First Christian Church in Parsons in care of the funeral home, Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357.

Owner/SourceHarvey County Genealogical Society
Date4 Aug 2006
Linked toCleobelle M (Seaton) Budd

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