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Barbara Anne Madsen


1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Barbara Anne Madsen Obituary
MADSEN, BARBARA ANNE; of Pontiac; June 24, 2014; age 92. She was born on October 22, 1921, to Hans and Wilhelmine Michkelsen. Barbara attended Pontiac High School and continued her education at Olivet College. In 1943, she enlisted in the United States Coast Guard. During her assignment in Seattle, Washington, she married her late husband, Kenneth, who was also in the Coast Guard. Barbara and Ken moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1946 and after the birth of their first daughter, Anne, they returned to Pontiac. Barbara worked at General Motors until her retirement in 1976. She is survived by her three daughters, Anne Madsen of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Susan (Mike) White of Buckeye, Arizona, and Kay (Wayne) Neumann of Clarkston. She is also cherished by three grandchildren, Mike (Sheri) White, Jr., Chad (Kelli) White, Sarah Beth Nason; and five great grandsons, Logan, Matthew, Jacob, Adin, and Colton. Barbara will be greatly missed. At her request, no Service will be held. She will be interred at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Michigan Animal Rescue League. Arrangements by the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, Waterford. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com
Published in Daily Tribune on June 29, 2014
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