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(July 26, 1961 – March 5, 2010)

Carl “Bud” Endline, Jr., died at home, on March 5, 2010. Bud was born in Midland on July 26, 1961 to Ann (Mackensen) and Carl Endline, he was raised by his mother Ann and stepfather Ralph Hignite. On June 22, 1981 he married his sweetheart Dee Alexander in Midland. Bud graduated from Midland High. He loved his 1971 “Hot Rod” Chevelle. He was a hunter and camper. He loved auto shows and his Harley. He would do anything for his grandson Joey Jr. Bud will be greatly missed by his in laws who loved him dearly. Bud is survived by his wife Dee; daughters, Ashley Marie (Gregory) Burtner Tara, Ashley Nicole, Liza, Julia; sons, Joe, Bruce, Jacob, Andrew , Dominique, Nicky, Austin; grandson Joey, Jr.; mother Ann Hignite; sisters, Christine (Rich) Bowmen, Gretchen (Ron) Mann, Deb (Rob) Vanhorn, June Reed, Judy (Herb) Deitsch; brother, Fred Hignite; and many nieces and nephews. Bud was predeceased by his father Carl; stepfather Ralph and brother Bruce Endline. A Funeral Service will be held at the St. John’s Lutheran Church, on Tuesday, March 9 at 11:00 am, with Pastor Daniel Kempin officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:30 until the time of the service. Bud will be buried at Pinegrove Cemetery in Fisherville. Those planning an expression sympathy may wish to consider giving to family in his name. Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly is assisting the family, online Memorials are available at www.smithminer.com.