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Obituaries

Obituaries

Shirley M. Landon 1933 - 2009 Lawrence

No services are planned for Shirley M. Landon, 75, Lawrence.
Mrs. Landon died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 4, 1933, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Nicolas and Pearl Debutts Whetstine.
Mrs. Landon worked in a glove factory and later as a seamstress. She also owned a business in the garment industry. She was a former resident of Leavenworth.
She married Claude “Buddy” Landon on Sept. 6, 1996, in Lancaster, S.C. He survives, of the home.
Other survivors include four sons, David Messinger, Leavenworth, Richard Messinger, Liberty, Mo., and Elano and Michael Salazar, both of Kansas City, Kan.; three stepsons, Doug, John and Mike Landon; a sister, Rosilee Narrogon, Mills, Wyo.; a brother, Ernie Whetstine, Leavenworth; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care or Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Oncology Department, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Landon.