Marcella M. Landis, 95

Marcella M. Landis, 95, of Wabash, died peacefully at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Parkview Wabash Hospital with Lynn, Larry and Brenda by her side.

Marcella was born to Victor and Laura Lenore (Shellhamer) Emrick on Aug. 15, 1922.  She lived in Wabash County her entire life graduating from Linlawn High School. She married Phillip Eugene (Phid) Landis on January 1, 1942.  He died in 2002.  She was member of Wabash Friends Church and liked to crochet.  She made afghans for each of her children and grandchildren in their chosen colors.

She is survived by two sons, Larry (Brenda) Landis, Wabash,  and Lynn Landis, Wabash; a brother, James (Joyce) Emrick, and brother-in-law, Jim Reynolds.  She is also survived by four grandchildren, Amy (Matt) Lunn, Bloomington, Kerri (Jason) Sailors, Wabash, Philip (Jen) Landis, Reno, Nev., and Jeremy (Rachel) Landis, Wabash.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Marge Reynolds, Janet Emrick; and one great-grandson, Logan Lunn.

Funeral services will be on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, with Pastor David Phillips officiating.  Burial will follow at the Mississinewa Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 from 2-6 p.m. at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials are to be made to Riley Children's Hospital or Little Friends Day Care at Wabash Friends Church, 3563 South State Road 13, Wabash, IN  46992.

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Posted on 2018 Jan 18