Please remember in your prayers Milo T. Madson, 85, of Dassel, Minn., who died Friday, July 6, at the Lakeview Ranch, in Dassel. He was the father of Dr. Shelly Nordtorp-Madson, Art History.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church.

After serving in the U.S. Navy, Milo was employed as a government surveyor and worked on the Boulder Dam in Colorado. He had also worked in New Mexico and Nebraska, moving from camp to camp. He farmed from 1952 until 2009.

A full obituary and guest book can be found on the Johnson Funeral Home website.

UPDATE Aug. 7, 2012:

Shelly Nordtorp-Madson and the entire Madson family thank the UST community for the outpouring of support on the death of their father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Milo Madson. The support is greatly appreciated.