LINDSBORG — Leland Bengtson, 92 of Lindsborg, passed away on Feb. 27, 2018 at Bethany Home in Lindsborg.

Leland Bengtson was born on Oct. 27, 1925 in Lindsborg.

He went to Lindsborg Rural High School and the Kansas State College in Manhattan, Kansas. He then returned to the Lindsborg area to begin his farming and ranching operations.

He enjoyed sports, bowling, family activities, traveling and following Kansas State University sports programs.

He was involved and served on the various local civic and county organizations during his lifetime.

Leland Bengtson is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bengtson; his daughter, Debra Jelinek and her husband Marvin Jelinek from Mulvane, and his son, Jerry Bengtson from Olathe. Mr. Bengtson was blessed with five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 2 at Christians Funeral Home.

Burial will be at Elwood Cemetery in Lindsborg.

Funeral services will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3 with the Rev. Loren Mai officiating

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethany Home, Kindred Hospice, or the Lindsborg Senior Center. Memorials may be sent in care of Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, Lindsborg, KS 67456.

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