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Christopher A. W. Borders


Posted By: Sarah Fletcher (email)
Date: 11/24/2021 at 08:29:00

Christopher A. W. Borders, 39, of Iowa City, died unexpectedly on November 13, 2021.

Visitation will be held Sunday, November 21st, from noon to 2:00 pm at Lensing Funeral Service in Iowa City, with a Celebration of Chris’s Life beginning at 2:00 pm. Memorials can be directed to the Christopher Borders Memorial Fund.

Born December 29, 1981 in Iowa City, the son of Steven F. and Lynn V. (Fraser) Borders, Chris grew up in Iowa City and graduated from Iowa City High School in 2000.

He maintained a busy work ethic, contributing his efforts to the former Hardee’s on Lower Muscatine Road, Ace Hardware on Mall Drive and Oral B. Chris also worked as a manager at both Iowa City and Coralville Wendy’s restaurants.

Most recently, he managed the eastside Iowa City Hamburg Inn, and after its closing, transitioned to the Hamburg Inn location on N. Linn Street.

When not working, Chris enjoyed spending time with and taking care of his African Gray Parrot, Peeps and loving and playing with his godson George Emmett Johnston (born 5/27/20). He also enjoyed spending time with George’s parents, Amy and Joe and being with his numerous friends.

Chris is survived by his father, Steven Borders of Des Moines / Iowa City; his mother, Lynn Borders of Iowa City; brother, Daniel Borders of Iowa City; grandmother, Jean Borders of Cedar Rapids; Godson, George Johnston; uncles and aunts, Mike (Laurie) Fraser, Noel Benson, Kay (Ron) Nickel, Val (Jim) Seifert and Mary Baillargeon; cousins, Brad Benson, Jody Benson, Matt Fraser, Heather Fraser, Tim Nickel, Holly West, Kelly Clifford, Elizabeth Hyman and Gabe Baillargeon

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Loyal and Arline Fraser and Marion Borders.

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