He was born on February 14, 1955 in Warsaw, Indiana to the late Dale Kenneth Sensibaugh and Marilene Helen (Meese) Sensibaugh. On June 20, 1981 in Warsaw, he was married to Patti Ann Lichtfuss, who survives.
Bud was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana, where he was a 1974 graduate of Warsaw Community High School. In 1977 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1980.
After serving in the military he started working in 1980 at R.R. Donnelley & Sons in Warsaw. Working there until his retirement in 2005. In 2008 he was employed by Zimmer, Inc. of Warsaw as a polymer molding operator until his illness in October 2011. He was a member of New Creation Church in Warsaw.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Patti Sensibaugh; son Brandon (companion Heather) Sensibaugh; daughter Haley (companion Justin) Sensibaugh; and grandson Oliver Sensibaugh, all of Warsaw.
Also surviving are two brothers – Doug (wife Teresa) Sensibaugh of Elida, Ohio; and Jamie (wife Lei) Sensibaugh of Chesterton; five sisters – Angie (husband Don) Baugher of LaPorte; Peg (husband Orville) Blair of Gallatin, Tenn.; Deb (husband Tony) Thompson of Warsaw; Deena (husband Duane) Wilson of Warsaw; Barb (husband Steve) Reed of Warsaw; and his best friend Larry (wife Paula) Oaks of Burket.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and his daughter, Meredith Sensibaugh in 1999.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 9, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw.
His funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, July 10, at 10 a.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, Warsaw and officiated by Pastor Rick Johnson and Larry Oaks. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw with military rites conducted by the American Legion Post 49 and V.F.W. 1126 both of Warsaw and the Indiana ARNG Honor Guard.
Memorial donations in Bud’s name may be directed to the Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund, c/o K21 Health Foundation, P.O. Box 1810, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1810 and would be appreciated by his family. Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s Web Site at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com