Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

June 10, 2013

Geneva C. Land, 89


Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Geneva C. Land, 89, Greensburg, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg.

Born Feb. 22, 1924 in Rush County, she was the daughter of William J. and Mary (Niehoff) Herbert.

A graduate of Milroy High School, Geneva worked at Production Credit in Rushville. She then became a full-time Mom while also helping on the farm.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she was active in many church activities.

She married Loren Lee Land Sept. 1, 1945 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rushville, and he preceded her in death Dec. 28, 1977.

She is survived by four sons, Ronald Leo (Marilyn) Land, Rushville, David Loren (Robin) Land, Milroy, Paul William (Kathy) Land, St. Paul, Michael Joseph Land, Greensburg;  four daughters, Janet Marie (Hank) Herpel, Greensburg, Norma Jean (Richard) Schilling, Greensburg, Ruth Lynn (Stephen) Wallpe, Greensburg, Sara Ann (Tim) Volk, Greensburg; one daughter-in-law, Kathleen Land, Greensburg; one sister, Henrietta Land, Rushville; 24 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; one son, Thomas Wayne Land; two brothers, Richard Herbert, Russell “Shorty” Herbert.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg. A public rosary service will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Funeral services begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greensburg, Rev. John Meyer officiating.

Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Rushville.

Memorials to the St. Mary’s Church Building Fund.

Online condolences at www.popfuneralhome.com.