ROSEMARY ANN (TRIHEY) MADISONRosemary Ann (Trihey) Madison, 71, of Duluth, formerly of Aurora died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the Benedictine Health Center in Duluth.
Rosemary Ann (Trihey) Madison, 71, of Duluth, formerly of Aurora died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the Benedictine Health Center in Duluth.
Rosemary was born on July 4, 1941 to Thomas and Cecilia (Rork) Trihey in Morenci, Ariz.
She grew up and attended school in Aurora, graduating from the Aurora High School, Class of 1963. Rosemary then attended The College of St. Scholastica where she pursued a degree in social work.
She then went to work as a social worker for the Wilmer State Hospital. She furthered her career at Pilot City in Minneapolis. In 1972 she began working at the Hennepin County Community Corrections as the first female corrections manager. She retired in 1996 after a long accomplished career. Rosemary was united in marriage to Leon Madison on May 8, 1987 in Minneapolis.
Rosemary enjoyed quilting, cooking, and fishing. She had a very strong faith in God. She was a member of the Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Duluth where she devotedly attended adoration. Rosemary truly loved her two cats, Sweety and La Lee La. Family was extremely important to Rosemary. She shared an especially strong bond with her two nieces, Jessica and Lurendia, whom she thought of as grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon in 1988; brother, Patrick; brothers in law, Ray and Alvin; and her parents.
Survivors include her siblings, Margaret Nelson of Aurora, Cela Latola of Aurora, Kathleen Trihey of Duluth, Mary Ruth (Dennis) Schultz of Turtle River, Minn., Michael (Cathy) Trihey of Roseau, Minn., John Trihey of Mounds View, Minn., Jim (Ann) Trihey of Mantorville, Minn., step child, Carlotta Madison of Minneapolis; numerous nieces and nephews.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013 in Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Aurora. Fr. Steven Daigle will be Celebrant. A visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass in the church. Burial will be at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Aurora. Arrangements are by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.