SHEBOYGAN, Wisc. — Murray “Bud” Lindsay, 84, of Sheboygan, Wisc., passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Bud was born to the late Murray W. and Katherine (Hrasky) Lindsay. He graduated from Central High School in the class of 1950. After high school Bud went in to the Army and served in Korea. Bud was united in marriage to Diane Schuster on May 7, 1955 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. They were married for 49 years. He worked for Kohler for 39 years, both in Wisconsin and Texas potteries as a casting foreman.

He was part of several bowling leagues and was proud to be in the Sheboygan Bowling Association Hall of Fame. Bud enjoyed gardening, fishing and was an avid sports fan. He and Diane traveled twice to Germany to visit family. After retirement, they made several trips around the United States and Canada. Each September they made sure they visited Wisconsin to visit with family and friends there as well.

A couple of years after his wife passed away, Bud reconnected with a life-long friend, Sonya Hermann, and they became partners for life. Together they went on a Caribbean cruise and visited Sonya’s children in Eagle River and Rothschild.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

He is survived by his children, Denise Perronne, David Lindsay and Mike (Kathy) Lindsay; grandchildren, Josh, Stewart (Jackie), Brent (Michelle), Alyssa (Jeff) Alamia, Zachary (Kelsey), Amy (Paul) Maleski and Matthew (Sierra); great-grandchildren, Paige, Claire, Charles and Andrew; siblings, Sr. Beatrice Lindsay, Kathy (Dennis), Douglas (Anna) and Andy (Barb), as well as Sonya’s children, Ramona (Mark) Stoll and Eric Monahan and Sonya’s grandchildren. Bud is further survived by nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1439 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, Wisc., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the St. Nicholas Hospice staff for their care of Bud over the past several weeks.