Gene E. Landers

Gene E. Landers found eternal peace on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at the age of 76 years.

He was the loving husband for 53 years to Sandra (nee Kendhammer) and the dearest father of John, Michael (Carol), Gerald (Susan), David (Katie) and Dawn Landers.

He is also survived by grandchildren; his brother, Alfred Landers; his sister, Marcella Pals; as well as nieces, nephews, grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Margaret Landers; his daughter, Christine; his brother, Irvin; and sister, Bonnie.

Gene was a member of the Wales Fire Department for 25 years and active in Scouting for 31 years.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until he 7 p.m. funeral services Monday, Dec. 27, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha (four blocks south of Interstate 94 at highways J and JJ). Interment will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, at Southern Wisconsin Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove.

Church and Chapel Rudolph Larsen Bros., 380 Bluemound Road, is serving the family. For details, call 827-0659, or for online obits, condolences and directions, visit