In Memory

Robert Landiss

GODFREY — Robert Eugene Landiss, 96, passed away at 8:59 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at St. Anthony's Hospital.

He was born on March 2, 1919, in Alton, Ill., the son of the late William and Martha Jane (Jewsbury) Landiss.

He married Norma Lenhardt on July 10, 1942, in Alton. She preceded him in death on April 11, 2009.

Bob was a cost accountant at Duncan Foundry and Machine Works before retiring after 40+ years. He enjoyed traveling after retirement. He reached the 32nd degree in Masonry and joined the Ainad Shrine, served in the United States Army in the Pacific Theater, and was an active member of Alton Little Theater. Bob was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Alton.

Bob is survived by three children: Jeanne L. Sullivan of Jacksonville, Fla., Mark E. Landiss of Hazelwood, Mo., Daniel J. (Pavla) Landiss of St. Louis; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Francis and Howard Landiss.

A memorial service was held on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at 1st Presbyterian Church. Masonic burial rites were provided by the Franklin Masonic Lodge #25.

Memorials were requested to First Presbyterian Church or Alton Little Theater.