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Mary Lynn Madsen

Obituary for Mary Lynn Madsen

October 24, 1950 - December 4, 2018
McHenry, Illinois | Age 68

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin and Friend


Mary Lynn Madsen, age 68, of McHenry, passed away on December 4, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 24, 1950 to the late John and Shirley Carole. On June 20, 1970 she married her High School sweetheart Charles Madsen.
Beloved wife of Charles; Loving mother of Brien (Debbie), Robert (Renee), Charles (Jillian) and Michael (Katie); Cherished grandmother of Morgan, Megan, Macy, Regan, Christian, Juliana, Jaxon, Griffin and Josie; Dear sister of John Carole, Betty (Ken) Slove, Diane (Bill) Franke, Joe Carole, David Carole and Dan (Debbie) Carole; Fond aunt of many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mary Lynn will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
She was a true inspiration of the Catholic devotion, love and volunteerism. Mary Lynn was an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg. After moving to Wisconsin, she became a member of St. John Evangelist where she was instrumental in forming St. John Evangelist St. Vincent de Paul conference and became the first president. She was also the president of the St. Vincent de Paul Kenosha Council for 6 years where she was instrumental in relocating and expanding the Kenosha St. Vincent de Paul store and forming the SVdP store in Slades Corners Wisconsin.
The Visitation will be Monday, December 10th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Dr., McHenry. Funeral Tuesday, December 11th 9:00am. From the Funeral Home to St. John the Baptist Church, 2302 W. Church St., Johnsburg. Mass 10:00 am. Interment St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Johnsburg.
Memorials to SVdP-St. John the Evangelist Conference. PO Box 74, Twin Lakes, WI 53181 or St. John the Baptist Church St. Johnsburg.

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  • St. John the Evangelist Conference
    P.O. Box 74
    Twin Lakes, WI 53181
  • St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
    2302 W Church Street
    Johnsburg, IL 60051

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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