Welcome to the memorial page for

Marcella Marie Landis

August 15, 1922 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 95)

Marcella M. Landis, 95, of Wabash, died peacefully at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday, January 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 August 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, Nevada, 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, January 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor David Phillips officiating.  Burial will follow at the Mississinewa Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 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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 Service Information

January 21, 2018

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
January 22, 2018

10:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

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