Flammang, Adolph J. (Bud)
89 years old of Gurnee, IL passed away peacefully at his home August 30.2015. He was surrounded by his son and caregiver Ronald and his two nieces. He was born November 17, 1925 in Mapleton, IA, son of Theodore and Gertrude (Schuh) Flammang.
He was a proud member of the United States Navy and served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He was a twenty year veteran. He was an active member of the Gurnee American Legion for fifty years and also a life-time member of the VFW Lake Villa. He was also a member of St. Patricks Church, and the Fleet Reserve Assoc. He married Phyllis Peterson on November 30, 1949. They moved eighteen times during their marriage due to the military then made their home in 1964 in Gurnee, IL. After the service, Bud worked for Ray’s Welding for a number of years and then worked for the City of Waukegan as a welder before retiring November 17, 1987 at the age of 62. Bud enjoyed camping with his wife and friends. He also enjoyed collecting beer signs and antiques.
Bud is survived by his sons Ronald, Rodney and Randall, a sister Bernice Timmins of Iowa. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, 4 sisters and 3 brothers.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 4, 2015 from 5 to 7 pm at the Gurnee Salata Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee IL 60031. On Saturday morning, additional visitation will be from 8:30 am to 9:30 am on September 5, 2015 at the Church of St. Patricks, 15000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, IL with a funeral mass to follow at 9:30 am. After the mass, burial will be at Ascension Cemetery, 1920 Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL.