Maylen C. Madsen
1929 - 2015
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Maylen C. Madsen
West Jordan, UT-Maylen C. Madsen, 85, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015 after complications following surgery. He was born on Mother's Day May 12, 1929 in Gunnison, Utah, the 12th child of Niels Andrew Madsen and Emma Aeschlimann. He served as an LDS missionary in the East Central States Mission and was an active member his entire life. He served with the Army in the Korean War. He finished his military service in Fort Lewis, WA where he met his sweetheart of 59 years. They were sealed in the Logan Temple March 9, 1956. He retired from Murray City in 1987 after 29 years. He prided himself in his woodwork and built all of his children cedar chests and his grandchildren treasure chests. He was very artistic, enjoyed hunting and fishing and was very vigilant in his journal writing and scrapbooking. He is preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters and 5 brothers. He is survived by his 2 sisters, Ethel Ashby and Della Downs, both of Murray, his wife Marva, his 5 children, Marlen (Sheri) Madsen of Nampa, ID, Melanie (Robert) Quist of Big Rapids, MI, Marci (Dean) Phillips of Murray, UT, Marjorie (Doug) Pike of Bluffdale, UT and Maxine (Sidney) Biggs of Herriman, UT, 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A viewing will be held Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Redwood Memorial, 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan and funeral services will be held Monday, March 9 at the Park Stake Center located at 7450 South 4800 West, West Jordan, Utah at 11:00 am with a viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Redwood Memorial.

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Published in Deseret News on Mar. 6, 2015.
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March 8, 2015
I'm sorry for your loss , and sending my love .. Uncle Maylen was a special man ....
March 8, 2015
Marva and family, You are in our prayers this day, and days to come, may the Lord bless you at this time of loss.
Rosaleen Ward
March 7, 2015
Dear Marjorie and family.
I'm so sad for you and your family at this time and pray that you all will receive the comfort and peace you deserve. Take care.
Lisa Gayler
March 7, 2015
Understand how your heart is aching, Melanie. It is so hard to lose a parent. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Love, Sherry
March 6, 2015
I remember years ago when I was very young being at a park in Murray where Uncle Maylen would let us ride around in a little train with him. I thought he was a real train conductor of that train because of the hat that he wore.

I also remember how he and Aunt Marva would always have a welcome place for us to stay after a long day of driving, with a carful of kids, on our way up from Arizona. to visit relatives for the summer.

Words cannot express, but know we are with you in spirit and you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

Love, Dixie and family
March 6, 2015
Sending prayers to all the family for comfort at this time.
Love Todd and Rhonda
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