Affiliate Funeral Director / Embalmer
Kenton LeBlanc is the managing funeral director/embalmer of Melby Mortuary in Mankato, and funeral director/embalmer at Chaput-Bouy Funeral Home in Concordia.
He joined Chaput-Buoy Funeral Homes in September of 2014, as a licensed funeral director/embalmer. He has been licensed in the State of Kansas since 1992. From 1991 to 1992 he served his apprenticeship under the direction of Jim Buoy at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. Kenton also worked with Dean Frazier, Alec Chaput, John Chaput and Alexine Chaput. Kenton also holds a Nebraska funeral director/embalmer license.
He has also worked as a sales representative for a national funeral supply firm The Dodge Company of Cambridge, MA.. Prior to his sales position he was in the funeral service profession in Newton, Coffeyville, Lyons, Kansas communities as well.
He was a Graduate of Clifton-Clyde H.S. 1984, NCKAVT School Auto Tech 1985, Attended Washburn University Fall of 1985, Cloud County Graduate 1990 and Kansas City Kansas Community College Graduate in 1991 receiving a Degree in Mortuary Science.
Kenton grew up in the St. Joseph community on the farm as well as his wife Stephanie. They have a daughter, Becca and a son, Kollin. Stephanie is a Teacher’s Aide at USD 224 at the Clifton Grade School. He enjoys, spending time with his family, golfing, hunting, carpentry, and mostly being outdoors.
He is a member of the KFDA, NFDA, NeFDA, Concordia Rotary Club, American Legion Post #76, VFW Post 7515, Ducks Unlimited.
Kenton and his family are also members of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Clyde and also serves on the Board of the Guardians of the St. Joseph Catholic Church.