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Junior "Bud" A. Shepstone

Died: Monday, December 03, 2012
Age: 84
Junior “Bud” A. Shepstone, 84, Elkhorn, formerly of Lake Geneva, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at his home.

He was born Feb. 18, 1928, in Lake Geneva, the son of Hollis G. and Loretta G. Folman Shepstone. He married Marion L. Smith Feb. 20, 1951, in Lake Geneva. He was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lake Geneva, and the Frank Kresen American Legion Post 24 of Lake Geneva. He served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1952 in the U.S. Army. Bud was employed at American Motors as an experimental technician for 28 years in Burlington and retired in 1988.

He is survived by his wife, Marion; a sister, Betty J. Nutter, Phoenix, Ariz.; and a brother, Daniel D. Shepstone, Wisconsin Dells.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Shirley M. Kinney; and three brothers, William, Bob and Harold Shepstone.

Private services to be held. The Steinke Funeral Home, Lake Geneva, assisted the family with arrangements.

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