Blaine M. Madsen - age 79, departed this life on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 to join his wife, Janet, who preceded him in death on November 24, 2012. He was born in Salt Lake City, UT on April 6, 1934, the son of the late Marion and Marguerite (Blaine) Madsen. After completing high school and advancing his education with B.S. in chemical engineering and M.B.A. degrees, Blaine served in the U.S. Air Force for more than two years. In 1957, he married Janet Johnson and they enjoyed 55 years of marriage. Blaine is survived by his two children, son Derek C. Madsen and daughter, Michael Ann Azoulai and grandchildren, Preston Cowan, Melissa and Kayla Madsen, Itai and Ariana Azoulai.
Family and friends are invited to attend 2:00 PM Graveside Services at Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, AZ 85248 on Friday, December 20, 2013.