Wathena, Kansas – Barbara June (Bartlett) Landes, 91, of Wathena, Kansas passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Mosaic Life Care of St. Joseph, Missouri.
Barbara was born in Harrison County, Missouri on June 7, 1925 to Francis and Pearl Nalley Bartlett. She lived in Bethany, Missouri, Stanberry, Missouri and the past 47 years in Wathena, Kansas. Barbara worked all of her adult life and enjoyed working at the Corner Drug Store in Bethany, Missouri, Hansen Pharmacy in Stanberry, Missouri, and the Hoof and Horn and the Frederick Inn in St. Joseph, Missouri, plus many other places.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wathena, Kansas.
Barbara married Wilbur Lee “Brown” Landes on October 25, 1947, They celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 1997. He preceded her in death on August 8, 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents, sister, Maretta Stroud and a granddaughter, Amy Nicole Landes.
Survivors include her two children: Rick (Judy) Landes of Kansas City, Missouri;
Deborah (Quentin) Combs of Centerview, Missouri;
Grandchildren, Melissa Ivers, Jonathan Combs and Kristen Kasselman;
Brothers-in-law, Eldon Landes Jr. and Glenn D. Landes;
Sister-in-law, Margaret Landes;
Nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, February 14, 2017
At the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena, Kansas
Visitation: 1 hour prior to service from 9:30-10:30. Friends may call after 12 noon Monday.
Burial: 2:00 P.M. Miriam Cemetery, Bethany, Missouri
Memorials: First Baptist Church of Wathena, Kansas