Mabel L. Burrington

Mabel L. Burrington

MADISON-Mabel L. Burrington, age 91, of Madison, peacefully passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Karmenta Center.

She was born on Aug. 13, 1925, in Madison, the daughter of Henry and Mabel (Heitmen) Pope. Mabel graduated from Madison East High School. She married Edward Burrington, and he preceded her in death in 1985.

Mabel was employed with UW-Madison as a receptionist at Lowell Hall for over 20 years. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and active with a number of its organizations and assisted at the Madison voting polls for a number of years. She also enjoyed traveling by bus throughout the United States.

Mabel is survived by her daughter, Barb (Ron) Leibfried; grandson, Jason Leibfried; aunt, Ruth Yingsdahl; and two cousins, Linda (James) Bingham and David Peterson.

Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Karmenta Center, St. Mary’s Hospital and Agrace HospiceCare for their loving care of Mabel.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420