In memory of
John J. Landers
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In memory of
John J. Landers
ONEIDA - John J. Landers, 71, Oneida, passed away at 12:17 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. He was born Feb. 17, 1945, to George W. and Frances Zimmerman Landers, in Galesburg. He lived most of his life in the Oneida area. He attended ROVA schools and graduated in 1963. He was a member of Phi Theta Kappa at Carl Sandburg College. John worked at Butler Manufacturing Company for 41 years, retiring in 2005. John is survived by his sons, Jeffery (Maureen) Landers of Gridley and Jason (Barb) Landers of Abingdon; one grandson, John "Jack" Landers of Abingdon; and his sisters, Mary Derry of Wataga and Georgia Landers of Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, George and Glenn; and a sister, Jo Anne (Mason) Gebe. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory. Rev. Pam Marolla will officiate. Burial will follow in Oneida Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Thomas Legacy Center at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to World Wildlife Fund. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at
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