Calkins, W. Duane “Bud”
Bud Calkins, 58, of Phoenix, AZ passed away April 4, 2009 after a long illness. He was born November 27, 1950 in Tucson, AZ. He graduated from Northern Arizona University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Bud worked for Valley National Bank, Bank One and, IBM. Preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Jean Sorensen, Bud is survived by his wife, Marilynn, son Ryan, daughter Katrina Woodward, Jason, and grandson, Connor; parents Les and Ann Calkins of Tucson, sister Judy Ann Hurley, nephews Thaddeus and Kevin Sorensen, nieces Melissa Sorensen, Allison and Amelia Connelley, mother-in-law, Elgy Mae Connelley and many relatives and friends. Services will be at Christ Church of the Ascension, 4015 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley at 11:00 am, Saturday, April 11. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donations be made to the Immune Deficiency Foundation, P.O. Box 758695, Baltimore, MD, 21275.