Former Austin auto dealer dies

Published 1:32 pm Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Jim Lebens

Jim Lebens, of Savage, Minnesota, who operated an Austin Ford dealership for many years, died Sept. 2. He was 91.

Lebens, a Montgomery, Minn., native, purchased the Austin Ford dealership in 1964, built a new facility, and operated it for 20 years. He was an active community member, and served on many auto dealer boards and committees. He also operated a dealership in Stewartville.

Services will be held later this month in Prior Lake.

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