Everett “Buzz” Madson, M.D.
79 years — June 5, 2023
EVERETT “BUZZ” MADSON, M.D. was born in Omaha May 8, 1944. He attended Benson High where he was on the football team and class president. He then attended UNL where he again excelled, Phi Beta Kappa, Innocents honorary and elected Outstanding Collegiate Man. Buzz married his high school (or before!) sweetheart Priscilla “Percy” Wood, moved to Cleveland for med school at Case Western Reserve University and then to an ophthalmology residency in Iowa City, returning to Omaha and a career at Midwest Eye, specializing in retina. He is totally proud of his six extraordinary children, Brandon Madson, M.D. (Natalie), Courtney Hellman, M.D. (Jason), Lindsey Semrad, Pharm.D. (Scott), Justin Madson, M.D. (Heather), Christian Madson (Jamie) and Brittany Dabestani (Javid), and sixteen beloved grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Carol Russell (Rick) and Percy’s eight siblings.
Buzz was even tempered, a world traveler and hunter, a reader, hard worker and treasured by all who knew him. He proudly served as a Captain in the Army Reserve Medical Corps.
Family will receive friends Sunday, June 11, 2023, from 3–5PM at West Center Chapel
Funeral: Monday, June 12, 2023, 11:30AM at West Center Chapel
Private Interment: Forest Lawn
In lieu of flowers: UNMC Low Vision Clinic Excellence Fund, https://secure.nufoundation.org/give?fundid=01079590 or to the Nebraska Game & Parks Conservation Fund, https://outdoornebraska.gov/about/give-back/help-wildlife/wildlife-conservation-fund/