Leonard Henry Burgeson

Date of Birth:
Date of Death: August 2, 1973


Leonard H. was born January 19, 1898 and passed to his rest on August 2, 1973. He was born to Christian E. and Ingred Marie Burgeson in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He attended Maplewood Academy and later married Olive Renish on October 6, 1925.

He was preceded in death by his wife and his parents. Left to mourn are four daughters: Mrs. Ray (Jeanette) Wilts, Brainerd, Minnesota; Mrs. Daniel (Fern) Klein, New Brighton, Minnesota; Mrs. Lorain (Virginia) Anderson, Brainerd, Minnesota; and Mrs. Daryl (Ruth) Johnson, Columbus, Georgia; 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He also leaves three brothers: Rudolph, Angwin, California; Lawrence, Mound, Minnesota; and Vernon, Wadena, Minnesota; three sisters: Mrs. William (Jennie) Klinger, Bemidji, Minnesota; Mrs. Cyrus (Lillian) Dale, Lincoln, Nebraska; and Miss Ruth Burgeson, College Place, Washington.

Internment was in the Barnsville Cemetery.

Source: Leslie W. Cox - Northern Union Reaper, November 2, 1973

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