Personal note from the family of Sheldon
Welcome to Sheldon (Shelly) Lien's celebration of life page ( we always called him "Shelly" ) . The memorial service will be private, but we want to hear from you! We invite you to view the obituary, view our photos we have posted, upload a photo of your own for us , share a memory or two , or just write a small note . Memorials can also be made in his name to Porchlight of Madison ( see the obituary or the GIVE tab)
We thank you very much for taking the time to celebrate Sheldon with us .
Sheldon John Lien, 57, passed away unexpectedly on May 23 . Sheldon was born on August 15, 1961 in Madison, WI and was baptized at Burke Lutheran Church. He lived in Madison his whole life. He was a hard worker, starting at a young age on the family farm. He held many jobs over the years, including working 19 years at Aramark. Though he struggled greatly with mental illness and addiction, he had a heart …