Leo H. Converse, 77, of rural Olsburg, Kan., died Thursday Sept. 5, 2019.

He was born on Oct. 2, 1941 in Eskridge, Kan., the son of Harry H. and LaMoyne (Bohn) Converse. Leo grew up in the Eskridge area and graduated from high school with the class of 1959. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in Agriculture Economics.