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Earl Kleeman

Earl Kleeman

Wednesday, November 26th, 1930 - Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Lakin- Earl Kleeman died November 25, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City, Kansas. He was born November 26, 1930 to Fred and Mary (Bohl) Kleeman. With the exception of Army service in Korea, Earl lived all of his nearly 89 years on the farm north of Lakin where he was born. He had a deep love of farming the land and watching crops grow. He was on the combine every day of this year’s wheat, corn and milo harvest, one of his most bountiful ever.
Earl served many years on the Kearny County Extension Council board and the Lakin Co-op board. At the 1975 Kansas State Fair, Earl received a gold watch for first place in the mill-bake show. He was awarded the 1989 State of Kansas soil moisture manager award for his conservation efforts.
Earl married Judy Brown on August 23, 1964 in Wilson. Earl’s favorite leisure activities were bowling and visiting Las Vegas. Earl and Judy enjoyed Sunday night mixed league bowling for 55 years. He delighted in driving Nascar racecars around the Las Vegas track at top speeds of 152 mph. The Kleemans enjoyed farm tours to Europe, Mexico and Australia. Recent years found them favoring slower paced cruises.
Earl is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mary Jo Kleeman, Foxfield, Colorado, and Jana (Gary) Millershaski, Lakin; and two sons, Gary (Kerry) Kleeman, Larned, and Larry (Libby) Kleeman, Wichita. He has a sister, Ethel Simshauser, Lakin, and a brother, Leonard Kleeman, Lakin.
Grandchildren are Jeremy Millershaski, Kyler Millershaski, Lakin; Scoshia Kleeman, Garden City; and Jackson and Jordan Kleeman, Wichita. Stepgrandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Edith Kelly.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Garden City with Rev Michael Hageman and Rev Lyle Stuehrenberg officiating. Burial will follow at Lakin Cemetery with military honors by Kansas National Guard Honor Guard and American Legion District 8 Honor Guard. Friends may call from Noon to 6:00 PM Friday with family present from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church or Kearny County Historical Society in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at

Garnand Funeral Home 508 North Main, Box 91 Lakin, Ks 67860 620-355-7575
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