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Obituary for Carol M. Madson


Carol M. Madson, 74, of La Crosse, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019, at her home. She was born May 25, 1945, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Oswald and Dorothy (Vantassel) Wiggins. She married Conrad Madson in 1964. To this union were born three children; Jeffrey, Randy, and Diane. For the majority of her working life, she was a home healthcare aide. She loved books and reading, planting flowers in the spring, spending time with her grandchildren, and playing the occasional slot machine. Carol is survived by her three children, Diane (Jason) Olson of Stoddard, Jeffery (Jackie) of Milwaukee, and Randy of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren, Taylor Olson, Alec Olson, and Marcus and Lila Madson; one sister, Gail (Jim) Webb of La Crosse; and two brothers, Rick (Julie) Wiggins of Vancouver, Wash., and Tom Wiggins of Damascus, Ore. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Barb. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2135 Weston St., La Crosse. Pastor Bruce Iverson will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, La Crosse. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory-Woodruff Chapel. La Crosse is assisting the family with arrangements.