Mark J. Madson, age 65, husband of Mary, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2023, at his home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson, with Private Family interment in the church cemetery.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church. Gathering of Family and Friends will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Mark James Madson “Maddy” was born on September 3, 1958, in Hutchinson, Minnesota. He was the son of James and Alice (Dachel) Madson. Mark was baptized as an infant and later confirmed as a youth in the Catholic faith. He received his education in Hutchinson and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School Class of 1977. He participated in baseball, football and wrestling.
On July 26, 1991, Mark was united in marriage to Mary Ann (Nowak) Piehl in Glencoe, Minnesota. They resided in Hutchinson. Mark and Mary shared 32 years of marriage.
Mark was employed as a Fork Lift Operator for 3M. He retired on February 1, 2014. For a few years after his retirement from 3M, Mark worked for the City of Hutchinson mowing lawns around the city. He was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson.
In his younger years, Mark enjoyed spending time at his parent’s house on Lake Washington and driving his blue speedboat. Mark enjoyed motorcycle riding, golfing, playing pickleball and tennis and cooking meat on his smoker. After retirement, Mark and Mary wintered in Mesa, AZ (his happy place). He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially attending the grandchildren’s sporting events.
Maddy will be missed for his good nature and his jolly laugh. When Maddy laughed, everyone laughed.
Mark passed away on Friday, September 8, 2023, at his home in Hutchinson, at the age of 65 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Mark is survived by his:
Wife, Mary Madson of Hutchinson, MN;
Mother, Alice Madson of Hutchinson, MN;
Daughters, Kate Madson of Palm Springs, CA,
Anne Madson of Palm Springs, CA;
Stepchildren, Heidi Miller and her husband Josh of Glencoe, MN,
Mike Piehl and his wife, Heather of Lester Prairie, MN,
Janae Witte and her husband, Jarrod of Hutchinson, MN;
Grandchildren, Emma Salisbury, Adalynn Miller, Caleb Piehl, Liam Piehl, Adler Witte, Baby Witte due in November;
Siblings, Randy Madson and his wife, Linda of Dassel, MN,
Jackie Madson and her wife, Patty of Princeton, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Mark is preceded in death by his Father, James Madson; Grandson, Kaydin Salisbury; Father and Mother-in-law, Florian and Marietta Nowak; Brothers-in-law, Christopher Nowak, Michael Nowak, Lawrence Nowak.