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 Olive Vondella <I>Knight</I> Madsen

Olive Vondella Knight Madsen

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 4 Jan 1996 (aged 68)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 143499 · View Source
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SANDY--Vondella (Bonnie) Madsen, 68, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on January 4, 1996.
She was born August 27, 1927 in Salt Lake City, to Vondella Hansen Knight and Joseph W. Knight. Raised and attended school in Fairview, Utah. She married Arcoangelo Poloni, August 1948; he died May 4, 1959. Married Richard R. Madsen, Sept. 6, 1963; he died June 15, 1977.
After raising her family she went back to college and pursued her teaching certificate. She followed in her mother's footsteps where she made teaching children her passion. She was a loving mother who shared her love for the opera, ballet, and symphony with her children and grandchildren.
The family would like to express their thanks to her new friends at Crosslands, for their love and support. Also a special thanks to the nurses at Alta View and St. Marks for their loving and compassionate care during her final days.
She is survived by children, son, Tony Poloni (Liz), daughters, Judy Lowry (Wes), Sharon Stephens (Charles), Ellen; eight wonderful grandchildren, Amy, Angie, Cristin, Emily, Sarah, Nikki, Melissa and Katie. Preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and Joe.
Viewing will be held Sunday, January 7, 1996 from 5-7 p.m. at Ursenbach Funeral Home, and Monday, January 8, 1996 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon and gathering of family and friends at 12 noon for a tribute at Ursenbach Funeral Home, prior to interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, under the direction of Ursenbach Funeral Home.

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: January 6, 1996

Information provided by Blaine & Elaine Berger

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 143499
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Olive Vondella Knight Madsen (27 Aug 1927–4 Jan 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143499, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .