Buddee, Anabel Amanda
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was born in Portland, OR, in 1923 and went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 5, 2013. Anabel married Rudolph S Buddee Jr in 1942; their son was born in 1943. During WWII Anabel worked as a parts inspector and welder in a Portland shipyard. After her husband was called back into active service for the Korean War, Anabel enjoyed military life living all over the US and actively participating in the Officers Wives Club. In 1967, she and Rudy returned to Portland where she served as President of the Gideon Ministry Women's Auxiliary and as President, speaker, and coordinator of Christian Women's Club. She also enjoyed many hours of sailing with her beloved husband, family, extended family, and friends. Anabel moved to Arizona in 1998 where she became active in the Pebblecreek community. She is survived by sisters Marlyn Coleman and husband Harold, and Marilyn Haynes, son Rudolph and wife Beverly; granddaughter Kristiana De La Cruz, husband Michael, and great-grandson Jacob; grandson Reuben Russell, wife Nancy, and great-grandsons Anthony and Brandon, and numerous other wonderful family members.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 8, 2013