Surrounded by family members, Jack Madsen died on Monday, April 18, 2022, after a brief illness with cancer. He was born in Willows on August 23,1955.
He grew up in Orland and then moved to Chicago for some time, but then came back to Orland in High School where he graduated and started his family. His work with neon took him to the State of Nevada, where he would work for almost 35 years.
Throughout his life, he loved going camping and fishing the lakes in Northern California. One of his favorite things was going striper fishing in the Sacramento River.
He worked and played hard all his life. He will be greatly missed by his family and many others.
He is survived by wife, Mariyln Madsen; daughter Linda Madsen; mother Lorraine Weiebrecht; brothers Harold Voaglie of Florida, Jeff Madsen of Oregon, Jim Madsen of Orland, Frank Madsen of Willows, Tim Madsen of Wisconsin, and Tom Madsen; and sisters Betty Voaglie of Wisconsin, Clara Thorton of Merced, April DeGuire of Wisconsin; and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. He was proceeded in death by his father, Harold Madsen; son Mike Madsen; and granddaughter Kayley.