Harlan Berland, 82, Olathe, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.

He was born in Damar to Alverize and Blanche Berland.

He retired from IBM after working 30 years. He was known to many as Santa Claus throughout Kansas City.

He was a member of Church of the Nativity, Leawood.  

Survivors include his wife, Sandra (Boos) Berland; two sons, Kevin Berland and Russ Berland and wife, Denise; seven siblings; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Nativity, Leawood; burial in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Overland Park.

A luncheon will follow at the church.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at McGilley State Line Chapel, Kansas City, Mo.

A rosary will be at 5 p.m. Friday at the chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Villa St. Francis or Ladies of Charity in care of the chapel.