Lowell R. Landis, 84, of Greenville, Ohio formerly of Warsaw, Indiana, died on 2/13/2009 at 2:20 PM at Bretheran Retirement Community Greenville, Ohio. He was born on June 1, 1924 in Darke County, Ohio.
Lowell was born to Chester L. and Edith (Bollinger) Landis. he was married to Dorothy Besecker for 3 years.
He was a retired educator in Business Science from 1950 to 1977 for St. Bernard High School, Cincinnati, Ohio and former Associate Pastor for Pleasant View Bible Church, Warsaw, Indiana. He was also Senior Pastor at Bible Chapel of Delhi Hills, Cincinnati, Ohio and the First Director at Ivy Tech, Warsaw, Indiana.
He served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army, 76th Infantry Division in the European Theater from 1943 to 1946.
Lowell was a member of the National Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ohio Education Association and National Education Association.
He is survived by his Wife;
Dorothy Landis, Greenville, Ohio
Joy (and spouse Jay) Lavender, Winona Lake, Indiana
Becky (and spouse Richard) Hill, Chicago, Illinois
Kevin (and spouse Jackie) Landis, Cincinnati, Ohio
Mark (and spouse Jill) Landis, Circleville, Ohio
Courtney (and spouse Caleb) France, Warsaw, Indiana
Derek Lavender, Warsaw, Indiana
Chris (and spouse Lauren) Hill, Chicago, Illinois
Brian (and spouse Missy) Hill, Chicago, Illinois
Kacey (and spouse Bryan) Lake, Florida
Kara and Kyle Landis, Cincinnati, Ohio
1 Great Grandson;
Austin Hill, Chicago, Illinois
Lowell was preceded in death by his First Wife Naomi (Weisenbarger) Landis in 2002;
Sister, Shewanna Cline; Brother, Bob Landis and Granddaughter, Kelly Joy Lavender.
Services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 11:00 am. Calling hours will be 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the funeral chapel on Monday, February 16, 2009. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Bible Church, 2782 West 700 North, Warsaw, Indiana 46582 or to Bible Chapel of Delhi Hills, 705 Pontius Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45233.