Alex William Buday

May 30, 1940 - January 24, 2022

Alex William Buday, 81, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 1979, formerly of Delafield, WI, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 in Cape Coral. He was born May 30, 1940 in Milwaukee, WI to Alex and Margaret Buday, Jr., now deceased.

Alex was of the Catholic faith. He was well known for his love of food, entertaining, and serving others. Alex owned his own Restaurant for over 30 years while running a full functioning farm, where he raised his four daughters, based in Wisconsin. Many years later he moved his Family to Cape Coral FL to enjoy warmer climates, while his daughters grew into adults. Alex continued his passion for serving others with his love of food at the Cape Coral School System Food Industries (where four of his children graduated High School from) and companies like Publix (where he retired) for over 20+ years. Alex would eventually take on a new adventure after his girls were grown, to raise James & Chris. He lived to cook and enjoy his family in his final home, where many of his grandchildren and great grandchildren could hear his stories from the farm an kitchen. Alex did all of this with his love of his life, Barbara, by his side for 57 years.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Barbara Buday of Cape Coral; five loving children, Sabrina Wilson of TX, Dawn Weingartner (and husband Robert) of NC, Margaret Buday/Wallace of FL,  Christopher Buday of Cape Coral, and James Buday (and wife Nicole), also of Cape Coral; seven grandchildren Patricia Kumfer (and husband Mathew) / Jeffrey Wilson (and Wife  / Brittney Fino / Patricia Coleman (and Family)  / Billy Carson / Kaley Frost (and Family); as well as eight great grandchildren.

Alex was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Lynn Epperly; as well as a brother, James Buday.

Private family services will be held.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Mathew Jan 26, 2022 at 9:51 pm

    My greatest condolences to grandma Buday (Barbra). We love you and will always be there for you.

  2. Patricia Kumfer Jan 27, 2022 at 1:21 am

    I will forever remember the memories you created for me as a child. You were one in a million Grandpa.

  3. Jeffrey Wilson Jan 27, 2022 at 1:54 pm

    I will miss watching him drink his martini

  4. Kaley Frost Jan 27, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    Im going to miss his cookies 🍪 They were the best!

  5. Rebecca and Scott Stricker Jan 29, 2022 at 8:35 am

    May God wrap you up in his arms and give you strength and comfort during this physical separation. And may you find peace, knowing you will be together again.

  6. Kay Johnson Jan 30, 2022 at 11:28 am

    My deepest sympathy to my cousin Barbara and all of the family. He will always be in your hearts. Cherish the memories and know that he is still with you.

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