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“Grandpa, It has been a year since we said good bye. You would be so proud of me. I got a new job and I am so happy! Mylia and I also moved into a...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Angela Sierra - Grandville, MI

“Thank you, Mr. Landis for protecting our country with your very own life. Thank you for being an exemplary father and soldier and man of God. I am...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Sally - friend

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Debi Nicholson - Marion, IN

“Dear Marion & children: Leon was such a example of a christian, always pleasant and had a good word when ever we talked with him at Zion church....Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Rog & Teresa Beute - Grandville, MI

“My prayers go your family. I remember delivering the mail to you at your business years ago. You would always be ready with the offer of coffee for...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Dick Haaksma - Byron Center, MI

“Words cannot express how saddened we are that grandpa has passed. He was a fighter. An amazing man who touched many lives no matter where he was. He...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Angela and Mylia Sierra - MI

“We were sorry to hear the news of his passing. What a wonderful, polite man whom we have never heard him say one bad thing about anyone - He always...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kim & Kary Vanderwood - MI

“Our condolences to your family. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Medical Weight Loss Clinic, Inc. - MI

“Ken and Linda, Thinking of and praying for you and your family at this time and asking that God's grace and peace be fully yours. May the Easter...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Tom and Lori Moore - Sanford, FL

“I am so sorry for the passing of Mr. Landis. When he would come into our shop to order printing, I would really enjoy talking with him. Mr. Landis's...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: George Shough (Exactgraphics, Inc.) - MI

“I was very saddened to read of Leon's passing this morning. Leon was a wonderful man and quite possibly, without a doubt, the most trusting, kind...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Samuels - Grand Rapids, MI

“Dear Aunt Marian and cousins, Saddened to learn of Uncle Jr's passing. Sorry we will not be at services. So glad we were able to visit him before...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Ivan and Gladys - Middleville, MI

Leon Landis, age 87 peacefully went to be with his Lord surrounded by his family on Tuesday, March 26, 2013. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years, Marion Landis; children Mary Lee (Johnny) Van Tubergen, Amy (Robert) Bootsma, David (Maggie) Landis, Kenneth (Linda) Landis; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings Viola (Ralph) Smith, Betty Storms; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Leon and Anna Landis and 11 siblings.

Leon loved his country and was proud to be a Marine World War II veteran. In 1963 he founded Landis, Inc, and was a member of Zion Reformed Church. He loved hunting, fishing and spending time at the cottage where they attended South Hinton Bible Church in Lakeview, MI.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 - 9pm, Friday, March 29, 2013 at Cook Funeral Home (West) 4235 Prairie St SW, Grandville. Funeral service will be held at 11am Saturday, March 30th at Zion Reformed Church- 4457 36th Street SW, Grandville with Pastor Rick VanderWall officiating. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at