Leland Krebs was born on June 3, 1935 in Quinn, SD, and died in Westminster, CO, on June 30, 2006.
Leland is survived by his five children: Cindy Mathews, Paul Krebs, Brian Krebs, Wade Krebs and Tianna Orejel, as well as 15 grandchildren: Brandon, Hannah, Devon Cardera and Tyler Mathews (Cindy's children); Milan, Kylie, Tylor Krebs and Ashley McComie (Paul's children); Krystin Patterson-Krebs (Brian's child); Avery, Cora, Isaac Krebs and Jenny, David, Brennan Johnson (Wade's children).
Leland is also survived by seven siblings, four brothers: Mervyn Krebs, Donald Krebs, Douglas Krebs, Bartlett Krebs and two sisters: Yvonne Henthorne and Evelyn Warren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alta Krebs, his father, Harold Krebs, and his sister, Zelda VanOurkerk.
Leland was raised in Quinn, SD, graduating from Quinn High School. Leland worked for the government for 35 years, much of that time as a civil engineer enjoying not only his work, but also the ones he worked with.
There will be a memorial service for Leland in Phillip, SD, on Friday, July 28, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at 4:00 p.m.