Patricia Vanlandingham, 69

Patricia Ann Vanlandingham, 69, of Wabash, died at 4:15 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019, at her home in Wabash. 

She was born Oct. 15, 1949, in Fort Wayne, to John and Elizabeth (Roth) Ream.

Pat was a 1967 graduate of Wabash High School. She earned her associates degree from Fort Wayne International Business College. She married Jimmie Dean Vanlandingham at St. Matthews United Church of Christ in Wabash on June 14, 1969. Pat worked in the office at Wabash Alloys 39 years. She was a member of Wabash First United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of United Methodist Women.

Pat was a member of P.E.O. and chaired the Wabash County March of Dimes for 25 years. She enjoyed cooking, going to church, going on walks, traveling, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Vanlandingham of Wabash; two children, Tiffany Ann (Steven Wnuk) Vanlandingham of Milwaukee, Wis., and Dereck (Kimberly) Vanlandingham of Elburn, Ill., three grandsons, Bear Vanlandingham, Riehm Vanlandingham, Holt Vanlandingham, all of Elburn, and her sister, Cheryl (Orion) Carter of Sebring, Fla.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastors Nathan Whybrew and John Cook officiating.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. 

Friends may call 4-8pm Monday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is First United Methodist Church.

The memorial guest book for Pat may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Jul 12