Mark Landis 1953 - 2011 Camdenton, Mo.
A memorial service for Mark Landis, 57, Camdenton, Mo., will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Camdenton.
Mr. Landis died Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, in Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach.
He was born Feb. 22, 1953, in Lawrence, Kan., the son of Armin Virgil and Louise Marie Steele Landis. He graduated from Lawrence High School.
Mr. Landis also graduated from Kansas University with a major in science, and he was an avid KU sports fan. In 1977, he became a certified emergency medical technician as well as a certified locksmith. Mr. Landis owned and operated a turkey farm from 1984 to 1987, and he was one of the top growers for Cargill.
He worked for Missouri Department of Conservation from 1993 to 2011 and received a 15-year service award. His position included fighting wildfires. He served as an instructor for the fire department and provided specific training for dealing with wildfires. Mr. Landis also worked as a radio operator.
He enjoyed working outside, hunting and watching KU sports.
He married Ellen Renee Garrison on Dec. 30, 1973, in Arma, Kan. They shared 37 years of marriage. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Jacob and wife Carly; a daughter, Krista Monroy and husband Jose; and two granddaughters, Natalie Landis and Makenna Monroy, all of Camdenton; his parents, Camdenton; two brothers, Armin W. and wife Nancy, Oskaloosa, Kan., and Alan and wife Carol, Lawrence, Kan.; and his parents-in-law, Elton and Doris Garrison, Wichita, Kan.
Online condolences may be sent at alleeholmanhowe.com.
Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton is in charge of arrangements.