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Obituary: MADSEN, STELLA

Stella Florence MadsenSept 28, 1926 - April 16, 2013Meeker, COStella Florence Wakefield Madsen was born on September 28, 1926, in Salt Lake City, Utah the daughter of Robert B. and Florence (Curtis) Wakefield. She was raised in various places including Salt Lake City, California, Huntington and Bountiful, Utah where she graduated from high school. Following high school Stella worked in the offices of an oil company and a Stationary company.She married Alonzo Franklin Madsen Jr. on April 16, 1947, in The LDS Temple in Salt Lake City UT. They became the parents of four children and made their home in Utah, Idaho, and Arizona. Following the death of her husband in 2008 she moved with her daughter to Meeker, Colorado.Stella was very active in the LDS church, a member of The Relief Society and enjoyed people and helping and serving others. Stella was a very special, kind, loving woman.She died on April 16, 2013, at her home in Meeker, CO. She was 86.Stella is survived by her daughter Corinne Fraughton of Meeker, CO; her sons Stephen F. Madsen and wife Becky of Eagar, AZ, Robert L. Madsen and wife Shannon of Mesa, AZ and Darren L. Madsen and wife Elaine of Cedar City, UT; 13 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert Bryan Wakefield and Florence Curtis, and her husband Alonzo Franklin Madsen Jr and a daughter-in-law Ann Madsen, and Great Granddaughter Dakota Marie Madsen.Viewing and Funeral services will be held on Saturday April 27th, 2013, at the LDS Church located at 12459 S 1855 W Dansie Way Riverton UT. Viewing will be from 9:30-10:45 am Funeral at 11:00am. Interment will be in Riverton City Cemetery, Riverton, Utah at 1:00 pm. Funeral services by SereniCare FH.