Kenneth L. Landis

KENNETH L. LANDIS, 83, OF POTTSTOWN Kenneth L. Landis, 83, of Queen St., Pottstown, husband of Joan D. (Dillman) Landis , died Sunday at Phoenixville Hospital. Born in Montgomery Co., PA, he was a son of the late Charles M. Landis and the late Stella V. (Dotterer) Landis. Mr. Landis first job was with Clover Leaf Dairy from 1942-1955, then he was a Tuber Operator for the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Co from 1955-1982, then worked part time for Yergey Moving Storage and a part time bus driver for CMD Transportation. He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard, was a member of First United Methodist Church, Pottstown,a member of Stitcher Lodge #254 F&AM, Pottstown, Pottstown Royal Arch Chapter #271, Nativity Commandery #71, Palestine Council #8, Phoenixville, Rajah Shrine, Reading, Tall Cedars #34, Spring City, and Scottish Rite Bodies Valley of Reading. Surviving beside his wife is a son, Kenneth L. Jr., husband of Nancy Landis, Douglassville; two daughters, Kendra, wife of Daniel Waters, Gilbertsville, and Kerry, wife of Carson Kline, Pottstown; five brothers, Charles Landis, Pottstown; Richard Landis, Schwenksville; Robert Landis, Gilbertsville; William Landis, Pottstown, and Russell Landis, Gilbertsville; two sisters, Betty Weinsteiger, Pottstown, and Shirley Searfoss, Pottstown; seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Walter Landis, and a sister, Doris Thornton. Funeral Services will be 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday from the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory 359 King St., Pottstown, with Masonic Services to start at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Reverend Karen Nuscher-Creasy. Burial will be in Limerick Garden of Memories. There will be a viewing Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to First United Methodist Church 414 High St., Pottstown, PA 19464 or the . Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown. Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to to extend sympathies and access additional service details.

Published in The Mercury on Nov. 8, 2011