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Obituary: MADSEN, JACK

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 7:32 p.m. MDT

Jack Gail Madsen 1928 ~ 2011

Jack Gail Madsen, 83, passed away on January 29 , 2011 in Salt Lake City. He was born on January 4, 1928 in Manti, Utah to Parley Christian Madsen and Miranda Jensen. Jack graduated from Manti High School and Utah State University. He married his high school sweetheart, Mary Lois Greaves, September 9, 1949, in the Manti LDS Temple. Jack owned and managed "Madsen Livestock," a sheep and farming operation in Christianburg, Utah. Jack enjoyed serving on many local and state boards and committees: Gunnison Irrigation, Jaycees and Lions Club, Sanpete County Road Committee, Utah Woolgrowers board of directors, Utah Farm Bureau board of directors. He received many awards state and local throughout his life. Jack loved traveling and spending time with his family, especially at the Madsen cabin and Lake Powell. Jack was a member of LDS church. He was preceded in death by siblings; Edna, Clay, Dorothy, Reva, Beth and daughter, Michelle (Bret Ashton). Survived by his wife Mary Lois; Children: Russell, Dale (Sunee), David (Debra), Diane (Allen), Jenene (Mark) Scott (Kerri). 34 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren; sister Jean Frischknecht. The family is especially grateful to the doctors and nurses who provided such loving care at the Burn Center, University of Utah Hospital. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 12:00 Noon in the Mayfield LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the ward chapel in Mayfield from 6 to 8 and on Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30. Burial will be in the Mayfield Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book www.maglebymortuary.com