MITCHELL A. LENDING, ​died January 8, 2016. Beloved son of Ronald and Elaine Lending; dear brother and brother-in-law of Susan Melamed and Randall (Tracy) Lending; dear uncle of Ilissa Melamed, Ariella Melamed, Jacob Lending and Zachary Lending; dear grandson of the late Irv and the late Sophie Lending and the late Eugene and the late Lillian Fishgoll;  special friend of Janet Lee, Patty Waterfield and Monica Smith and his friends at Congregation Beth Shalom; dear nephew and cousin.

Funeral service Sunday, January 10, 2:00 pm at BERGER MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 9430 Olive Blvd.  Visitation Sunday after 1:30 pm.  Interment at United Hebrew Temple Cemetery, 7855 Canton Avenue, University City.  Memorial contributions preferred to Woodhaven Learning Center, 1405 Hathman Place, Columbia, MO 65201 or Congregation Beth Shalom, 500 W. Green Meadows Road, Columbia, MO 65203.  Please visit for more information.