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Menno O. “Bud” Alderks

Posted: Friday, Feb 15th, 2013

KINGS – Menno O. “Bud” Alderks, 82, formerly of Kings, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in Bernard’s Medical Center, Pocahontas, Ark.

He had moved from Kings to Pocahontas over 10 years ago. He was born July 22, 1930 in Chana, the son of Menne and Margaret (Yardley) Alderks.

Bud was a U.S. Army veteran and was involved as a Mason, as a Shriner, with the Rochelle Kiwanis Club and was an elder of the Presbyterian Church.

With his brother Lum, he owned and operated Bud and Lums Tavern in Kings for 41 years.

He is survived by his brother, Roland “Lum” Alderks of Pocahontas, Ark.; niece, Denese (Mike) Ciaccio of Double Oak, Texas; and nephews, Gary (Cathy) Alderks of Henderson, Nev., and Randy (Barb) Alderks of Plainfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Pauline Alderks.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 in White Rock Cemetery, Kings. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon.

Memorials may be made in Bud’s name to Elim Reformed Church, Kings. Visit www.farrellhollandgale.com.

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