John Landers

August 1, 1916 - April 11, 2013

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013 11:00 AM Vernon Funeral Home


Tuesday, April 16 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Vernon Funeral Home

John M. Landers, 96 of Urbana, passed away, April 11, 2013 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.

He was born August 1, 1916 in Urbana, Ohio the son of Joe E. and Caroline (Oelker) Landers.

John was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church and served his country in the United States Army from 1941-1945 in WWII. John was a farmer, he worked at Champaign Landmark and retired from the Urbana Post Office.

John is survived by his sisters-in-law, Maxine, Donna and Alex Landers, all of Urbana, as well as several niece and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Martha, his son James D., his brothers, Joe, Frank, Ralph & Robert and his sister, Elizabeth.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Deacon Earl Rogers officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, West Liberty.

In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


wes bright - Jul 6, 2013

This is Wes Bright. My 9 year old son was Gavin, who John had the Baseball picture of in his room at Sterling House in Urbana. We just found out about his passing. Gavin and I went to visit him today. We were so sad to hear of his passing. Gavin lost it in the nursing home. If someone from the family can please get a hold of me I would really appriciate it. Gavin would like to get a picture of John if at all possible. Thank you. Wes

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