Family of missing boater issues statement - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Family of missing boater issues statement

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"Today has brought closure in the loss of a son, husband, father, brother, and good friend to all who crossed the path of Joe Budik.

We would like to thank Deputy Tom Walker and the Spokane County Sheriffs Dept. for their hard work and dedication. A special thank you is extended to Gene and Sandy Ralston of Boise, Idaho for their successful efforts with sonar in the search for Joe. Your level of commitment and professionalism with which you provide this difficult service for not just us, but many families in this position, does not go unnoticed. We are forever grateful.

Finally, to the hundreds of people who have been in prayer for our families, your prayers have been heard and our Lord has been with us."


Sabrina Budik
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