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Alice Landon
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“I would have been there, if I would have known, but you know I have always been there for you.It's such a strong message that you passed away on my...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Landon - Queen Creek, AZ

“Thinking of you today. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Ruth and Joe Mehsling - CO

“Sweet Aunt Alice, may you rest in peace from your labors here on this earth, and enjoy the company of your brothers and sisters that have gone on to...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: David Crow - Tacoma, WA - Family

“So Very Very Sorry To Hear Alice Passed Away. Sweetest Lady. Happy I Knew Her. Prayers Prayers Love & Hugs To YOU All. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Patty & Tom NIEDERMYER - Magnolia, IA

“Very sorry to hear that Alice passed away. She was a very sweet lady. I always said hello to her when I would go see my dad and my great aunt at...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Lundergard

“Very sorry to hear of Alices passing. She was a great lady! My condolences to the Landon Familu ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Kellie Messer/Jessup - Logan, IA

“Our sincere condolences hearing of Alice's Passing. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Dave and Connie Johnson - Logan, IA

“I am sorry to hear about Alice's passing. I was just asking someone about her on July 4. I have great memories of her at the Magnolia Methodist...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Lorraine Street - Omaha, NE

“Dear familiesOur sincere condolenences to your family. She was a kind sweet lady. John and Leia Johnsen ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Leia Johnsen - Woodbine, IA

“Beautiful Aunt Alice. You will always be lovingly remembered. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Crow - FERNANDINA BEACH, FL

“So sorry for your loss! I have a lot of memories of Alice over the years from church and school activities. She was a fun happy person with a great...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Peggy Fagan - Sioux city, IA

“So sorry to hear of Alice's passingly. She was a sweet, kind and wonderful person that I got to know over the years. She will certainly be missed by...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Cindy Myer - Logan, IA - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. She was a wonder lady, and will be missed ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Bill and Lori Benson - Woodbine, IA

“Sweet and lovely lady. So sorry for your loss. Prayers on your way. RIP ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dharma Marrero (Annie Girton nice) - TX

“Aunt Alice was a very special aunt. My mom, Nadene, Alice, and all the sisters (and cousin Carol) talked every week, and often did roadtrips and...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Barb Brock (Bryan) - Cheney, WA


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Alice Martha (Girton) Landon was born September 17, 1931, to Dean and Martha (Freymuller) Girton near Magnolia, Iowa. She attended Magnolia School and graduated from Magnolia High School in 1949. She went onto the Iowa State Teachers' College in Cedar Falls to receive her teaching degree. She taught in country schools near Honey Creek and Pisgah. Alice married Richard Landon on December 28, 1950, at the Magnolia Methodist Church. The couple farmed and raised livestock for 50 years. In 1985 Alice was employed at G & L Variety and Hardware store in Logan for a number of years.

Alice was an active member in many capacities at the Magnolia and Logan Methodist Churches and was part of the United Methodist Women. Alice loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and traveling with her sisters. She always enjoyed the great outdoors; especially working in her garden and flower beds.

Alice passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa at the age of 85 years, nine months, and 29 days.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Landon; parents-in-law, Gerald and Gladys Landon; four sisters, Betty (Joe) Plath, Nadene (Bob) Bryan, Audrey Girton, Mary Margaret Maguire; and two brothers, Darrel and Richard (Annie) Girton. She is survived by her four children, Carol Landon of Missouri Valley, Larry (Cheryl) Landon of Logan, Steve (Deb) Landon of Missouri Valley and Kathy Landon of Queens Creek, AZ; four grandchildren, Amanda (Chad) Porter, Holly Landon (Ben Sexton), Jameson Landon (Hannah Petersen), Tammy (Kurtis) Hinkel; three great grandchildren, Mason Landon, Haddie and Harrison Hinkel; sister, Ardith Crow of Glendale, AZ; sister-in-law, Pat Girton of Ames, IA and brother-in-law, Jerry Maguire of Logan; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.