Kenneth Carl Madsen passed away on August 6, 2014 in Bountiful. He was born June 4, 1929 in Preston, Nevada to Carl Albert Madsen and Adeline Windows Madsen. He married Gunborg (Giggi) Henriksson on April 10, 1961 in the Salt Lake City Temple.
He grew up in Preston, Nevada working on his father’s farm. He attended the University of Utah and graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He was employed by Westinghouse working in Lima, Ohio, after which he worked for Sperry-Rand UNIVAC the rest of his career until his retirement. He was a member of the LDS Church and served as a Branch President, Scout Master, Young Men’s President, Temple Ordinance Worker and served a mission with his wife in the Columbus, Ohio Mission.
He was a great handyman, he used his talents to help many neighbors and friends. He enjoyed fixing things and all outdoor activities. He loved to do things with his family, especially camping, boating and snow skiing. In his earlier years he enjoyed traveling.
He is survived by his wife; four children, Christine (Chad) Labrum, Vernal; Aron (Sherri) Marysville, Ohio; Teresa (Robert) Higginson, Bountiful; Brent Madsen, Boston, Massachusetts; 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; brother Kay (Sue) Madsen, Claremont, California; sister Anna Madsen, Las Vegas, Nevada. Preceded in death by his sister Aleen Madsen Hutchings.
A special thanks to Ken’s caregivers at Welcome Home Assisted Living.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 11, 2014 at the Bountiful 16th Ward Chapel, 720 E. 550 North Bountiful. Family and friends may visit on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist’s Bountiful Mortuary 727 N. 400 East and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Interment Lakeview Memorial Park. Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com.