Sylvester “Bud” Stanley Gottlick

Gottlick, Sylvester “Bud” Stanley, age 69 of Alto, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015, after an intense battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Suzanne; children Peter (Jane) Gottlick, Thomas (Wil Antonides) Gottlick; brother, Bill (Barb) Gottlick; grandchildren, Elena and Sophia Gottlick; and many relatives and friends. Bud was the founder and owner of Professional Benefits Services Inc., a company that he built and grew together with his son Thomas over the past 22 years, until his retirement last year. Bud always liked being busy. He loved hunting, fishing, woodworking, and most recently spending as much time as possible at their lake house. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday 11:00 a.m., at St. Robert of Newminster Church, 6477 Ada Drive S.E., Ada. Rev. Leonard Sudlik presiding. Interment Cascade Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 2-4:00 p.m., and 6-8:00 p.m., with the Rosary recited at 3:45 p.m., at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. The family requests that memorial gifts be designated for cancer research at the Mayo Clinic, Memorials may be made online at or mailed to the Department of Development, Mayo Clinic, 2000 First St., SW, Rochester, MN 55905.

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