LENA – Robert C. Madigan, 70, of Lena, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019, at home.
He was born on January 17, 1949, to Joseph and Josephine (Reuter) Madigan in Hazel Green, WI. He married Cheri Carpenter in Freeport, in 1970. Bob graduated from Elizabeth High School in 1967. He served in the National Guard Unit 129th Infantry in Rockford. He worked at Kelly Springfield, where he met his wife; later was a various business owner about 6 years; then a Rural Mail Carrier for the Lena Post Office for 30 plus years. He retired in 2007.
He is survived by his sons, Andy (Carmen), Thomas (Stephanie); grandchildren, Amber, Sarah, Kieran, Luke and Dylan; sisters, Margaret (Joe) Ferrell of Hanover, Kathy Madigan and Sue (Nick) Nazaretian, both of Mississippi; brothers, Dennis (Allison) of Mississippi, and Mark of Colorado; numerous nieces and nephews; aunt, Lois Glover of Iowa; and great-aunt, Kate Moore of Idaho.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Josephine; three brothers, Louie, Pat and David; sister, Janaan Arand; nephews, Tim Arand, Todd Girot, Mike Madigan; and niece, Tina Arand.
Cremation rites have been accorded and arrangements handled by Schwarz Funeral Home. A private family burial will be at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the residence.
The family wished to extend a special thank you to Michelle and Bridget of the Monroe Hospice Staff.