Anna J. “Jean” Madlung, 91, of Monticello passed away at 6:59 pm, Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born
Feb. 6, 1918 in Francisco to Elmer and Maggie Dill Pond.

Her marriage was to Jack R Madlung of Monon
Jan. 1, 1946. Mr. Madlung was a former prisoner of war from November 1944 to February 1945 in Poland.

Jean was a 1937 graduate of
Francisco High School , a 1939 graduate of Indiana Business School and also of Mrs. Burris Shorthand School.

Mrs. Madlung was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Monticello since 1958 where she had been a deacon, played in the bell choir, and participated in the Thanksgiving Basket program for the needy. She also attended weekly Bible study at the church. She was a private angel helping families in need. While attending business school, she worked for the
Indiana School for the Blind. She was later employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as an Enumerator and also as a clerk for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Monticello.

She was a member of the Fortnightly Bridge Club and other various bridge clubs and just recently came in first two days in a row. She was the founder of the first Red Hat Society in
Monticello known as the Golden Giggly Girls. Every morning she worked the crossword puzzle in the Indianapolis Star. She enjoyed traveling. She took 398th bomb reunion trips with her husband to England and later with her children. She also enjoyed cruises. Above all, she loved her family.

Survivors include two daughters, Dr. Nancy Zeller of
Greenville, NC, Cherie (Mike) Ross of Indianapolis; son, Randy (Rebecca) Madlung of Monticello; four grandchildren, Chris (Gianina) Zeller, John (Hiroko) Zeller, Derek Madlung, Ludmila Nikitina; a great-granddaughter, Rylie Rollins; five nephews including David Pond; and two nieces.


She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack R. Madlung on Dec. 27, 1998; brothers, Ted Dill, Claude Pond, Jesse Pond, John Pond; sisters, Virginia Redinbo, Mildred McFarland, and Dorothy Pond.

Funeral services will be at
10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009 at the First Presbyterian Church of Monticello with the Rev. Ruby Kleymann officiating.Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis .

Visitation will be from 55-8 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 24, 2009 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home. Presbyterian deacon prayer circle will be at 7 p.m.