Chapter Eternal: Andrew H. Madsen, Jr., DePauw ’47

Nov 30, 2010

Age 84 of San Marino passed away Thursday November 18, 2010 after a lengthy illness. He was born October 7, 1926 in Lansing, Michigan. He graduated from Highland Park High School, and then served in the United States Navy During World War II. He earned a B.A. degree in Economics at DePauw University where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.

Andrew enjoyed a rewarding 30 year career in commercial real estate with Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan. In 1980, he and his wife moved to California where Andrew joined the Atlantic Richfield Corporation as Director of Corporate Real Estate. Andrew had a remarkable passion for old sport cars, jazz music, fishing and pestering his children and grandchildren.

Those closest to him loved “Andy” for his calm demeanor, gentlemanly behavior, quick sense of humor and quiet courage. He was a member of the San Marino Community Church and a past member of the San Marino Men’s Club.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Constance, their two children; Julie Madsen Solomon (Steve) and Andrew H. Madsen III (Paula) and four grandchildren, Rebecca Solomon, Matthew Solomon, Grace Madsen, and Andrew H. Madsen IV. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 10 at 2:00 P.M. at the San Marino Community Church, 1750 Virginia Road, San Marino. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to The Convalescent Aid Society, 3255 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107
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