Dana A. Leibengood
Memorial services for Dana A Leibengood, 89, Lawrence, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 9 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. A visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. Dana passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS.
Dana was born on January 20, 1933, in Lawrence, KS, the son of Dana and Grace (Arnold) Leibengood.
He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Journalism from the University of Kansas.
He retired in 1989 after 29 years of service as the Director of Student Services and Associate Dean of the Journalism School.
He married Judith Cox on May 1, 1970. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his daughter, Linda (Peter) Palij; three sons, Larry (Janet) Leibengood, Bill (Stephanie) Leibengood, Steve Leibengood; five grandchildren, Mark and Maria Palij, Nicholas Leibengood, Alyssa Leibengood, Lexi Leibengood; and two great grandchildren, Amelia Leibengood and Flynn Leibengood. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Leibengood.
Memorial contributions may be made in Dana’s name to the Dana A. and Michael S. Leibengood Memorial Scholarship fund through the Journalism Department at KU and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.