PRAIRIE DU CHIEN - John T. "Bud" Hying, III, age 70, of Prairie du Chien, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, at his home. He was born on February 25, 1949, the son of John and Jeanne (Sinholdt) Hying. Bud graduated from West Grant High School. He was employed at 3M in Prairie du Chien and was drafted into the United States Army and served his county during the Vietnam War. For over 19 months, Bud was in Cambodia and along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Northern Vietnam. Upon his honorable discharge, Bud was awarded a Combat Infantry Badge, three Purple Hearts, a Bronze star and an Air Medal. He resumed employment at 3M, retiring after 47 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and, in his retirement, working on lawnmowers, and spending time on the Hying Family Farm. Bud was a loving father and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his children: John (Connie Rode), IV; Mandee (Curtis) Dundee; 6 grandchildren: Kyle (Alycia) Wikinson; John Hying, V; Blain Swenson; Shania, Tristian, and Alysia Dundee; nieces, nephews, and a stepson, Steve Gugger.
In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his brother, William "Bill" Hying and an uncle, Roy Hying.
In keeping with John's wishes, there will be no formal funeral service. A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Bloomington. Burial with military honors will be in Brodtville Cemetery, Wyalusing Township.