MAX Charlotte Madsen, 95, Garrison, formerly of Max and Ruso, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in a Garrison hospital.
She was born June 7, 1917, to Charles and Ellen Sheelar, near Ruso. She married Palmer Madsen on Sept. 14, 1937, in Washburn.
Survivors: sons, Norman, Bismarck, Clarence, Garrison, Melvin, Tacoma, Wash.; daughters, Ellenor Kinn, Coleharbor, Margaret Bentz, Bismarck; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-grandchild.
Funeral: Saturday, 1 p.m., Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Max.
Burial: First Lutheran Cemetery, Ruso.
Visitation: Today, 1 to 9 p.m., in Thompson Funeral Home, Garrison.