Carolyn S. (Christman) Madigan (81) of Grand Rapids, Michigan went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior in her home on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022. Carolyn was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on July 9, 1941, the second born of Robert and Dorothy Christman. She was married to Stephen Madigan on December 29, 1962, for 32 years when Stephen passed in December 1995.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Madigan; son, Patrick; parents, Robert and Dorothy Christman; stepmother, Charlotte Christman; brothers, Robert (Georgia) Christman, John Christman; and sister, Kathleen (Christman) Corson. She is survived by her children, Shannon (Michael) Cain, Sean (Annette) Madigan, Shane (Lois) Madigan, Michael Madigan, Sr. Felicity Marie Madigan, and Maureen (Paul) Leazier. She had 7 wonderful children and 10 wonderful grandchildren, (Stephen, Brendan, Sean, Maureen, Lauren, Erin, Joseph, Stephen, Gabriel, and Meghan); siblings; James (Carol) Christman, Jerome (Darlene) Christman; sister-in-law, Patricia (Madigan) Shulaw; brother-in-law, Tom Corson; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 5-8pm Monday, October 24, 2022, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 with Rosary Service at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00am Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1935 Plymouth Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 with visitation one-hour prior. Fr. Troy Nevins presiding. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Deo Gratias Ministries, 720 Atkinson St., Detroit, MI 48202, http://www.dgmdetroit.org, or Holy Family Radio, 2504 Ardmore St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, http://www.holyfamilyradio.net.