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Margaret Christine Budde

April 14, 2020


Margaret Christine Budde, age 69 went to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully in the early morning of April 14, 2020 at Asbury Park in Newton, Kansas with her sons by her side.


Christine was born on June 14, 1950 in Garden City, Kansas to Eddie Castleberry and Vera Johnson Castleberry.  She was the youngest child of nine, having two brothers, and six sisters.


Christine attended high school in St. John, KS.  She was a devout Christian and homemaker. Her sons and her grandchildren were the apple of her eye. She enjoyed bible study, puzzles, sewing, and quilting.  She spent countless hours creating handmade crafts and quilts for her sons and grandchildren they will cherish.


Survivors include her two sons, Michael E. (wife Amy) Budde of rural Newton, Kansas; Tracy (wife Carol) Budde of rural Walton, Kansas.  Grandchildren, Kristina (Justin) Cottrell of Ozark, Arkansas, Dexter (Emily) Lekwa of Mountainburg, Arkansas , Lane and Logan Budde of rural Newton, Kansas, Brylee and Brynn Budde of rural Walton, Kansas.  Great Grandchildren, Braedon, Ryken, and Jozeph Cottrell, Izaiah Budde-King, and Maisyn Jo Lekwa. Sisters Martha Molz of Eldorado Springs, MO, Joan Young of St. John, KS, Pauline (Duane) Regier of Burrton, KS, and June (Joel) Langley of Madisonville, TN.  On April 12, 1970 she married Carl Budde. To this marriage he brought her three step children, Tammy (Jeff) Bailey, Kim Budde, and Michael W. Budde, all of Newton, KS . She also had many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends she loved dearly.


Christine was preceded in death by her parents, Eddie and Vera Castleberry, sisters Betty Pratt, Shirley Voth, brothers Edward Jr. Castleberry, and Billy Castleberry.


Private family Graveside will be held at Greenwood Cemetery. Family suggests memorials Good Shepherd Hospice or Christ Tabernacle, and may be sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home.






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8 thoughts on “Margaret Christine Budde

  1. Rest In Peace in the Lotds house in Heaven Chris I know you are dancing on streets that’s are golden!!!

    I’m sorry for your loss I know how hard it is! I’m thinking about you all!!

  2. We are so sorry for your loss. We love you all, and we are sending our thoughts and our prayers.

  3. I wanted to be with you at grave side but it’s not permissible at this time due to this pandemic.
    I will always love and miss you best friend. We will always have the memories we made.

  4. Christine you will truly be missed.
    I had the pleasure of meeting you a couple times, I’m Carrellen Lewis’s Home Health aid.

  5. I will never forget all the times she would come to my grandma’s apartment and tell stories about her day. Now her and my grandma can play cards and gossip again. Sorry for you loss

  6. Sorry this is so late. I loved her so much she would encourage me in reading my Bible and we would talk a bout the Lord then we would talk about you Kids and her nephew and then. All ways talk about sewing LaDena

  7. This is Sarah Wallace. I am sorry about this being late. I just heard about it yesterday. I loved her very much. I love the time we spent together, when I was working for her and when we just visited. We loved putting puzzles together and talking about the Bible. I will miss her very much.

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