Larry Landis

Larry Landis

PERU, Ind. — Larry L. Landis, 86, of Peru passed away at 12:30 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 13, 2018) at Century Villa Health Care, Greentown, Ind.

He was born in Peru on Jan. 29, 1932, the son of Raymond and Thelma Schram Landis. Larry married Sharon Morton in Cissna Park on Oct. 29, 1961, and she survives. Larry and Sharon celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary this past October.

Larry was a 1950 graduate of Peru High School and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a retired Eckrich employee and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Larry was an avid basketball fan, and thoroughly enjoyed fishing. In his retirement, his summer and fall days were spent at Big Portage Lake, Backus, Minn., with his wife Sharon. Family was very important to Larry, and he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Sharon, are daughters, Jodi West and husband Kevin of Brownsburg, Ind., and Jill Campbell and her husband Steve of Kokomo, Ind.; a brother, Jerry Landis of Peru.; a sister, Judy Becker of Kokomo; a sister-in-law, Joan Morton of Cissna Park; grandchildren, Patrick West and his fiancee Andrea, Rachel West, Nathan Campbell and his wife Jessica and Megan Campbell and her fiance Grant; and great-grandchildren, Brantlee Campbell and Carson Campbell. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

A service celebrating the life of Larry L. Landis will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru, Ind., with Pastor Kenneth Greenwald officiating. Burial with full military honors provided by the Miami County Military Rites Unit will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru. Family and friends will gather from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to the St. Vincent Kokomo Hospice or St. John’s Lutheran Church. Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at

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