A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery in Taft on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. for Maricopa resident, Claudette Marie Lenander, 63.  Mrs. Lenander was born in Santa Maria  on December 17, 1950 and passed away in a Bakersfield hospital on May 16, 2014.  She was an excellent seamstress, loved animals and especially loved children.  She spent several years working as a teacher’s aide which she thoroughly
enjoyed.  She is survived by her husband, Carl Lenander; her daughter, Carrie Lenander; mother-in-law, Alta Lenander; brothers-in-law, Martin Lenander and Donald Lenander; sisters-in-law, Charlene Lenander and Linda Lenander; and many nieces and nephews.  There are no visitation hours scheduled and the arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.  To express online condolences or sign an online registry please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.