Leland Earl Harlan
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Leland Earl Harlan
  • December 1, 1931 - March 27, 2017
  • Bakersfield, California

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Leland Earl Harlan, 85, passed away on March 27, 2017, in Bakersfield, CA. Leland was born December 1, 1931, to James and Vivian Harlan in Brawley, CA. He was a US Air Force Veteran.
Leland retired as a District Manager of Circulation at The Bakersfield Californian. He completed his AA Degree at Bakersfield College. He also credits his interest in Literature from the Fine Arts English Department at BC. Leland also spent many hours at the library during his retirement which resulted in a published book of poems.
Leland was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Jeffrey B. Harlan. He is survived by brother Donald (Janet) Harlan of Coarsegold, CA; nieces Christine (Mark) Tomazin of Bishop, CA and Susan Murray (Jeff) of Oakhurst, CA; many great-nieces and nephews, as well as cousins and family friends.
Graveside services will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park on Friday, April 7th at 1:00 pm.
Arrangements under the direction of Mish Funeral Home, Bakersfield, CA.