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James Allen Lindenberg

Published On: Dec 11 2012 05:52:13 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 11 2012 11:11:01 AM CST

ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS-James Allen Lindenberg, age 64, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at UW Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. He was born on Aug. 27, 1948, the son of Allen and Sylvia (Black) Lindenberg. Jim married Mary Cunningham on Nov. 5, 1983, in Rockford, Illinois. He worked at Chrysler for more than 35 years until his retirement in 2001. Jim was an avid NASCAR fan; his favorite drivers were Matt Kenseth and Travis Kvapil. He loved going to many NASCAR races, including the Daytona 500 every year. Jim was also a Bears and White Sox fan. He was a loving husband and father, always willing to give a helping hand to everyone.

Jim is survived by his wife, Mary Cunningham Lindenberg; children, Carrie (Shane Troyer) Lindenberg and Kevin Lindenberg; sister, Mary (Ross) Prior; brothers, Steve (Carol) Lindenberg and Greg (Kathy) Lindenberg; nephews, Derek Lindenberg, Andrew Lindenberg, and Lewis Prior; and nieces, Elana Prior and Sarah Lindenberg. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be held at FITZGERALD FUNERAL HOME-MULFORD CHAPEL, 1860 S. Mulford Road, Rockford, Illinois, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. Visitation will be held at the Fitgerald Funeral Home-Mulford Chapel from 2 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established for Brain Cancer Research.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the UW Hospital staff, Dr. Baskaya, Letty Geanon, and Dr. Howard for their support and care. Online condolences may be made at www.fitzgeraldfuneralhome.com.Gunderson_Funeral

Memorials:
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established for Brain Cancer Research.

Visitation:
Visitation will be held at the Fitgerald Funeral Home-Mulford Chapel from 2 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday.

Service:
Memorial services will be held at FITZGERALD FUNERAL HOME-MULFORD CHAPEL, 1860 S. Mulford Road, Rockford, Illinois, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

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