Claire C. "Cheesie" Lendborg

Published On: Feb 22 2013 05:26:38 AM CST

MADISON-Claire C. “Cheesie” Lendborg, age 81, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on July 6, 1931, in Madison, the son of Clarence and Gertrude (Walterscheit) Lendborg. Claire graduated from Madison East High School in 1949, and served in the U.S. Army. He worked for the Madison Bus Company for 45 years and was a lifetime member of Hope Lutheran Church.

Claire is survived by his faithful canine companion, Molly, and many cousins and extended family.

Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, the Rev. Chris Lee-Thompson presiding. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Monday. Memorials may be directed to Hope Lutheran Church or St. Mary’s Hospital. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Cheesie’s angels at St. Mary’s. On-line condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Memorials:
Memorials may be directed to Hope Lutheran Church or St. Mary’s Hospital.

Visitation:
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Monday.

Service:
Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, the Rev. Chris Lee-Thompson presiding.

Cemetery:
Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.