In Memory

Gayle Grube (Budge)

Gayle Grube (Budge)

Gayle A. Budge

Gayle A. Budge, 76, Grand Forks, ND, died Monday, August 27, 2018 in her home.

Gayle Alyce Grube was born August 19, 1942 in Hallock, MN, the daughter of Edward and Helen (Bjarnason) Grube. As a young child, she moved to Grand Forks with her family. She attended schools and graduated from Grand Forks Central High School in 1960. Gayle graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1965 with a degree in Business Education Teaching.

Gayle married Patrick Budge on August 3, 1963 in Grand Forks. She spent the next number of years raising her family and attending their many activities. She also was a substitute teacher in the Grand Forks Public School System, mostly at South Jr. and Central High.

Since 1973, Gayle spent summers at their family lake home at Lake Bemidji. She enjoyed flowers and gardening, shopping and most things in the color blue. Gayle also loved anytime she could spend with her grandchildren, they were what made her heart smile the most.

Survivors include her husband, Pat, Grand Forks; son, Bryan (Deedee) Budge, Grand Forks; daughter, Janelle Flanagan, Grand Forks; grandchildren, Bryanna, Patrick, Lexy, Tommy and Matthew; sister, Gene Warner, Pembina, ND; brother, Jay Grube, Santa Teresa, NM.

Gayle was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Jeananne; and by brothers, Gary Grube and Tom Grube.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church of Grand Forks. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Prayer in Amundson Funeral Home of Grand Forks. Visitation will continue for the hour before the service in the church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery of Grand Forks. Online guest registry available at

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08/28/18 12:55 PM #2    

Kenneth Pede

A very sad day for sure.  To Pat/Familly/Friends, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

08/28/18 04:13 PM #3    

Gary Granum

I remember Gayle as a quite person with a heart of gold.  I am sure she will be missed by Pat and the Budge family. Hang in there Pat and reach out to others in this tough time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.  Gary and Bonnie Granum, Moorhead, MN


08/28/18 04:22 PM #4    

Jerry Jonnson

So very sorry Pat to hear the loss of Gayle. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family and you. 

08/28/18 09:34 PM #5    

Rob Larson

Pat, Judy and I are sorry for your loss. We have been married as long as you have and understand how close a couple can be. We are thinking of you and understand this difficult time for you and your family.

08/29/18 11:02 AM #6    

Glenda Agotness (Hallstone)

So sorry to learn of my good friend Gayle’s passing. We were in a potluck together and had lots of fun. Such Good memories of her life long fun boyfriend and then husband Pat . 

Deepest sympathy and love to her family   Gudo Agotness Hallstone 


08/29/18 11:08 AM #7    

Susan Stewart (Shatraw)

To Pat & Family, so sorry to hear about Gayle.  You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


08/30/18 02:24 PM #8    

Bonnita Shire (Kauffman)

Pat, I was so sorry to hear of Gayle's passing. I know how hard this time is and will keep you and the rest of the family in my prayers.  

08/30/18 03:26 PM #9    

Daniel Denis

I always thought Gail was one of the nicest and prettiest women in the class od '60'.  Know Patrick will miss her much.  55 years of marriage and memories.  May you rest in peace Gayle.  Dan Denis

08/30/18 07:29 PM #10    

Craig Simmons

So sorry to hear about Gayle. I’ll always remember her great smile and friendliness.  Thinking of you and your family.


08/31/18 02:56 PM #11    

Rita LeRoux (O'Brien)

Jerry and I are so sorry to hear of Gayle's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends. She was always so nice to everyone and I know she will be missed by all those that knew her!

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