Virginia C. Landis

Virginia C. Landis, 95, of Decatur passed away Monday, October 2, 2017 at her residence following an apparent stroke. She was born on Friday, August 4, 1922 in Mercer County, Ohio to William E. and Maude E. (Cordell) Hamrick. She was married on February 9, 1941 to Homer G. Landis.

She retired in 1986 from Decatur Industries with 27 years of service. She was a former member of the Decatur Wesleyan Church, where she had taught Sunday school and served as the secretary of the church board. She was also active in the Women's Missionary Society and the Happy Homemaker's Extension Club, where she had held a number of offices. She had more recently been attending the Salem Community Church.

She is survived by her son, John E. (Mary) Landis of Decatur; grandson, Robert A. Landis of Houston, Texas; grandson, James E. (Denise) Landis of Decatur; and sister, Bessie (Kenneth) Sanders of Berne.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on October 26, 1984; son, Duane Landis; daughter, Carolyn Landis; and two brothers, Cloyde and Herman Hamrick.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5 at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 6 at the funeral home. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Robert Brink. Burial will be at Decatur Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Salem Community Church.

Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the online guestbook, visit