Madolin Adele Fitzgerald “Lin” passed away Sunday September 3, 2023.
Lin was born in Draper Utah on February 3, 1941 to Norman and Madolin Fitzgerald. Sister to Norman, Doris, Barbara, Barney, Betty Joan, Sandra, Cheryl, and Kim. Lin grew up in Draper and it bothered her how they had “ruined” it. She liked working on the farm and spent summers thinning sugar beets. She liked to explain about the tool she used and what sugar beets looked like. She started playing softball with the county rec at 15. Lin played second base for many years and was a loyal teammate. Lin worked for Salt Lake Water Department for 32 years serving as Sewer Service Administrator. Lin had many loves including Mexican food, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the East Millcreek 2nd Ward, her dogs Peaches and Rosie, fancy socks, cars, tomatoes, (planting, picking & canning) the TV show Heartland, the Nelson family campout, talking with the birds and squirrels in her yard, opera, musicals, and holidays.
She is survived by her best lady buddy Connie Nelson, sister Cheryl Alpuerto & many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Saturday, September 9th at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy, UT. Visitation will begin at 12 PM at the graveside with a service following at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Salt Lake County Animal Shelter. For those unable to attend, services will be streamed via Zoom. Please click on the watch services link above.
Thank you to Canyon Hospice especially Lin’s nurse Marie Dinger, Cody, Tammy, Liz, Jasmin, Gohar, Tui and the CNAs at Legacy who cared for Lin.
Dearest Connie 💘 Just a little love not to let you know how saddened I am for you with the loss of your sweet friend and “sister”💘 Please accept my sincere sympathy and love and prayers! I loved seeing you when you lived at my Minnie’s home and have missed both of you ever so much since! May sweet memories comfort and sustain you til you meet again! My husband and my mom and dad are at Gethsemane at Larkin! Sending hugs and kisses and prayers your way! You have always been special friends and neighbors to all of us! Love you💘 Ruth Egan
Lin was a wonderful neighbor and friend. She was witty, kind hearted and a good friend to our family. I always enjoyed our many chats and the offer of a soft drink. We have missed both Lin and Connie in our neighborhood. Much love to our friend Connie and to Lin's family. We love you!
A beautiful service for a beautiful lady. My love and support to Connie, as she learns to be a "me" after so many years of “we and us.”
My Love to you Lin, may you travel easy . Miss you my friend the 4 of us always had a wonderful time when we traveled to golf back in the day. Please be at peace. Kathy Richins
So sad to hear of Lin's passing. I loved working with her at the water dept. she taught me a lot.
Dear Connie, how blessed we were to be yours and Lin’s neighbors all of those years. What good and kind friends you and Lin were to our family. Much love to you as you miss and grieve the loss of a great friend.