BUDNIK, Walter Richard - The family announces with great sorrow the passing of Walter on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at his home at the age of 84. Predeceased by his loving wife Mathilde (2000). Much loved dad of Fred and Peter. Dear brother of Arnold (deceased), Irma (Heinz Kobialka) and Fred (Anne); brother-in-law of Erwin Eiberger. Walter will be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews and friends, especially his loving companion Ruth Mitchell. Funeral Service will be held at the Ward Funeral Home, 109 Reynolds Street, Oakville (905-844-3221) on Thurday, February 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Springcreek Cemetery, Mississauga. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Arthritis Society or the Oakville Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.