SYRACUSE — Catharina Julianna Landa, 94, Goshen, died at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Milford.

She was born June 11, 1924, in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, to Johannes and Christina Van Aken Overdijk. She was married on March 15, 1948, in Leeuwarden, to Wilhelmus A. “Wim” Landa, who died July 30, 2004.

Local survivors include a son, John F. (Debra) Landa, Syracuse.   

No public services are planned.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, Warsaw.

A private family burial will take place.

Owen Family Funeral Home, Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements.


Memorials to the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, 3489 E. 100 S., Pierceton, IN 46562.

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