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Landis K. Sangrey

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On July 4, 2017 @ 4:53 pm In Obituaries | 3 Comments

Landis K. Sangrey, 87, a resident of Landis Homes, formerly of Columbia and Lancaster, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 following a long journey with dementia.

He was married 39 years to Martha Mann Sangrey.  His first wife, Marian Hostetter Sangrey died in 1977 at the age of 44. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Landis H. and Anna Edith Kurtz.

Landis farmed in Columbia from 1952 to 1985.  Landis had attended the Chestnut Hill Mennonite Church and was ordained to the ministry in 1966.  He served as a pastor at Chestnut Hill from 1966 to 1985 and then at Lyndon Mennonite Church from 1998 to 2003.  He was currently a member of the Mellinger Mennonite Church.

Landis had many interests but his family always came first and he enjoyed the time he spent with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving besides his wife is a son, Karl Sangrey husband of Helen Gehman Sangrey of McClure; four daughters, Yvonne wife of Clayton Zeiset of Columbia, Janice  wife of Kenneth Bucher of Lititz, Jeanette wife of Kenneth Barber of Manheim and Patricia wife of David Dence of Carlisle; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Witmer Sangrey of Mount Joy; eleven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son  Dennis Sangrey and by a sister Ruth Shaiebly.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 6, at 11:00 A.M. at the Mellinger Mennonite Church,  1916 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA with the Rev. Leon H. Oberholtzer officiating.  Friends may call at West Bethany Chapel at Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, on Wednesday (TONIGHT) from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and at the church on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service.  Interment in the Silver Spring Cemetery. Silver Spring, PA will be private prior to the visitation at the church on Thursday morning.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Sangrey’s memory may be made to The Caring Fund at Landis Homes. 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA  17543.  To send an online condolence, visit DeBordSnyder.com


Condolences for the family of “Landis K. Sangrey”

Condolence from David Payne on July 5th, 2017 11:11 am

So sorry to hear about Landis passing. I though many times about what he was doing at that moment.
He helped to make me a better man working on his farm. I remember forking out the steer pen. We stopped and he produced a watermelon.
I will be in Connecticut. Sorry I will not be able to see all of the family.

So Sorry for your Loss, David Payne

Condolence from Paul and Jean Peachey on July 5th, 2017 4:44 pm

Blessings to all my cousins and their families ! We’ll be praying for all of you! May the Comfort of the. Lord be with you Aunt Martha! Sincerely Paul and Jean

Condolence from Babe Quintrall on July 14th, 2017 8:48 am

I am sorry for your loss of Landis. May the “God of all comfort” embrace you and bring to your minds joyful memories. ( 2 Corinthians 1:3,4) All the best wishes for your family during this difficult time, take care of each other.

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