Ronald Paul Landers, 79, of Streator passed away at 4:30 AM Monday (October 31, 2016) at Morris Hospital with his loving family by his side.
A visitation will be held from 4-7 PM Thursday at the Hagi Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Friday at the Hagi Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Haley will officiate.
Interment with full military rites by Streator V.F.W. Post 1492 and Streator Leslie G. Woods American Legion Post 217 will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Ronald was the son of Budd and Coyla (Finch) Landers and was born on March 8, 1937 in Dwight Township, IL. He married the former Janice Glowicki on April 20, 1965 in Streator. She survives.
Also surviving are four daughters: Lisa (Dan) Olson of Manville and their children: Justine and Nicholas; Doreen (Terry) Kirchner of Kentucky; Kathy Landers of Streator and her children: Lauren and Joshua; Trisha (Jason) Mitchell of Minnesota and their children: Emma and Gunner; children from a previous marriage: Ronald Landers of Wilmington and his children: Cheryl, Jamie & Jeff; and Nola (Joe) Spangler of Wilmington and their children: Mike, Rick and Jennife; and also 5 great grandchildren; 3 brothers: Donald (Daisy) Landers of Bloomington, Harry (Earline) Landers of Dwight and Larry (June) Landers of Gardner; a sister, Mary Landers of Dwight; 3 brother in laws: Leonard Mahler of Dwight, William (Julie) Glowicki of Kangley and Richard (Sharon Easi) Glowicki of Streator.
He was preceded in death by his parents a daughter in law, Mary Landers; sisters: Louise and Violet and a brother John Landers.
He attended Dwight Grade School and Dwight High School and served in the Army during the Korean Conflict where he received the following medals: National Defense Service Medal, Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Bar, Marksman Badge with Carbine Bar and the Korea Defense Service Medal.
He had been employed by Anchor Glass for 36 years.
Ron enjoyed fishing, trapping, hunting, camping and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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