Bud Burau, a longtime resident of Riverside and North Riverside, died on his 64th birthday, April 20, 2015, at his home, surrounded by family members.
Mr. Burau was a working musician for 40 years. His first band was The Dance Band on the Titanic, and he later led the Stay Tuned Orchestra and the Buddy Love Review, which among other venues played the Riverside Arts Weekend in 2013 and 2014.
He was a member of the North Riverside Historical Society and was actively involved with local school districts and the North Riverside Recreation Department.
Mr. Burau was the husband of Priscilla Burau; the father of Nathan and Jenny (fiancé Jake Czajka) Burau; the son of Angelina and the late Willard Burau; the brother of Joe (Mary) Burau and Mary (Rich) Popowczak; and an uncle to many.
A funeral Mass was celebrated April 24 at St. Mary Church in Riverside.
Woodlawn Funeral Home, Forest Park, handled arrangements.