Madison "Maddie" M. Everitt
March 23, 2004 - May 23, 2022

Madison "Maddie" M. Everitt

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Madison (Maddie) Michelle Everitt, age 18, passed away May 23, 2022 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha Nebraska after suffering a catastrophic brain injury sustained in an automobile accident.

Maddie was born March 23, 2004 to Dustin and Shelly (Beck) Everitt in Fremont, Nebraska. She attended the Fremont public schools, where she was active in theater, holding major roles in Addams Family and Peter and the Starcatcher, competing in one-act competitions and even performing in a couple musicals at Midland University; track, competing in pole vault and high jump; choir, where she was secretary, was placed in charge of costumes during the spring musical, and performed in Chorale.

Maddie loved softball, and one of her favorite memories was winning Class D State with her Fremont Force Team.

Maddie was actively involved in Masonic youth organizations, growing up in Job's Daughters where she ascended the ranks to Honored Queen in 2019 and served a second term in 2021, she held various state positions and served as the Sweetheart for Keene Chapter DeMolay last year.

Dance has been a major part of Maddie's life from a very early age. She started dancing with Miss Bobbie in preschool. She joined Julie's Creative Movement and Dance soon after and her skills and passion grew with each passing year. As a freshman she became a member of the high school dance team at FHS. This year she graduated as a captain of that team. Dance permeated every aspect of Maddie's life. She would create little dances to express her feelings in the moment.

Maddie was raised in the First Lutheran Church where she contributed her smile, bubbly personality, and time in every way that she could. She was a member of the worship team, was a Sunday School music leader, Zöe, and she was a performer in many of the Hands of Faith puppet performances.

Maddie graduated cum laude and with many awards on May 14th, 2022. She had decided to delay her true passion of travelling and exploring the country in a VW van to attend the University of Nebraska-Kearney in the fall.

Maddie fluttered through life blessing so many at each stop with her smile, energy, joy, and love. To meet her was to know her and to know her was to love her.

A friend described who Maddie was in a tribute she wrote after Maddie's passing. She said that Maddie, ''has many times been described as a light in our world, she never fell short of that metaphor…she was so much more, Maddie guided the lost and alone like a star, befriending the outcasts, she entertained, not for applause, but as she danced, smiled, and laughed through everything she did, she naturally entertained all with her love of life. Anything she touched or put her soul into was instantly made brighter and fuller of love… she lived a life of love, authenticity and courage. Anyone associated with Maddie was proud to know her…'

Maddie is preceded in death by grandfather Lee Beck, grandmother Ruby Iszler

Maddie is survived by her loving parents, Shelly and Dustin Everitt, sister Taylor (Suhr) Schaller, brother Austin Everitt, brother-in-law AJ Schaller, grandparents Floyd and Dixie Everitt, Carolyn Kitten and Roger Iszler, Great Grandmother Irene Lahm, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a community that is better for having known her.

Services will be held Thursday, June 2 at 10:30 am. at Fremont First Lutheran Church. Pastor Duane Miller officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday June 1, 5:00pm-8:00pm at Fremont First Lutheran Church.

Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont is in charge of arrangements.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Family Present 5pm to 8pm
First Lutheran Church (ELCA)
3200 E. Military Ave
Fremont, NE  68025
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Celebration of Life
Thursday, June 2, 2022
First Lutheran Church
3200 East Military Avenue
Fremont, NE  68025
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  1. rustin fagerquist
    Everitt Family,

    Linda and I are so very sorry for your tragic sudden loss. My God help you and be with you through this very sad time and always. Our prayers are with you and God Bless.

    Rusty and Linda
  2. Julia Sanford
    Wishing entire Everitt family and Maddie's friends peace and healing during this difficult time.
  3. David Fachman
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God carry through this difficult time.

    My deepest condolences for your loss
  4. Theresa Baltz

    Don't know if you remember me. I worked with you at Schweser's. I worked in the main office.

    I heard the news concerning your daughter from my sister, Jean Fauver. I am so sorry for your loss. I

    will keep your family in my prayers.
  5. Steve & Valerie Miller
    So sorry for your loss to you and your family.
  6. Sheila Sookram
    My heart and prayers go out to you all. Your family has been a blessing to so many. We left you up with prayers of healing at this time.
  7. Eileen & Bob Thornburg
    Everitt Family,
    Our hearts ache for you at the loss of your precious Maddie. It is amazing what she accomplished in faith, school, family, & friendships.
    Please know our thoughts & prayers are with your entire family.
    Eileen & Bob Thornburg
  8. Scott Miller
    Praying for your family.
  9. Terry and Sally Christ
    Our deepest sympathy is with you at this most difficult time. So very sorry for your loss.
  10. Terry and Sally Christ
    Our deepest sympathy is with you at this most difficult time. So very sorry for your loss.
  11. Terry and Sally Christ
    Our deepest sympathy is with you at this most difficult time. So very sorry for your loss.
  12. Lisa (Shultz) Lawton
    So very sorry to hear of your loss. My family will pray for you all.
  13. Shelby and Angela
    Our hearts are heavy and our memories are playing in our heads of Maddie’s sweet personality. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family in this time of sorrow.
  14. Sofia Ludwig
    My thoughts and prayers are with the Everett family
  15. Josh & Shiloh Ladd and family
    The moment we met your family, no matter what would ever happen in the future, was a moment we knew we were forever changed! The warmth, kindness, and laughter...we knew we'd always be friends! But Maddie, especially Maddie, she was absolutely a light that could brighten any room! I don't think a person alive could meet her, and not love her! The world is a little dimmer now for sure. Prayers and love to you all ❤️
  16. Patsy Kerschinske
    My deepest condolences for your sudden loss. May God EMBRACE his arms around you and give you STRENGTH as you go through this difficult time.
    Hugs and Prayers♡
  17. Sara Horstmann
    Sending prayers of comfort to the Everitt family. You all have a very special and beutiful angel watching over.
  18. Dick & Jill Norenberg
    We just can't seem to find the right words of comfort. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We are so sorry for your loss...

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