Warren Mendez
- Army

Bud Mendez passed away on January 13 and was laid to rest on January 17, 2020 at Great Lakes National Cemetery. He is survived by his wife Kay and 7 children. Bud’s service was well attended by family members, friends, community members and many local veterans, including the Holly Honor Guard.

Bud Mendez was not only one of the founding members of Holly’s Hulet-Bravender VFW Post 5587, but he was also an icon in the veteran community, a local war hero, and a great man! Bud was one of the oldest surviving WWII veterans in the Holly area and will be sorely missed by he entire Holly community.