Wesley Landen Jr.

Obituary of Wesley Andrew Landen Jr.



Wesley Andrew Landen, Jr., was born March 11, 1934 in Hollywood, California to Wesley Andrew Landen, Sr., and Myrium Louise Woods Landen.  He was the oldest of three children to include Marilyn Carol Landen Bidney and Elizabeth Landen


Wes attended USC where he met Mary Elizabeth Schaper in a dance class.  They were married civilly on November 1955 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Later for all time and eternity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Mesa Arizona temple on May 5, 1962. They were married for 57 years. 


Wes was last employed with TRW in California. Wes was very active in various church and civic activities including having served two genealogical teaching church missions. 


Wesley passed peacefully in his sleep on December 7, 2021.  He was preceded in death by wife: Mary, sister Elizabeth and two grandchildren.  


Survivors include 2nd wife Marylin Phyllis Nix and children to include Elizabeth Ann Pearce (Dean),  Andrew William (Carma), Catherine Mary Nielson (Gregory), and David Wesley (Shannon) 


And, stepchildren children to include Stephanie Adams (Roger), Marc Nix(Jeannie) and Shawn Nix(Lori). He also had 39 loving grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren. 


Pallbearers: Son Andrew, and grandsons: Derek, Jeff, Andrew Jr., Joe, Adam, Mike and great grandson: Christopher.


Funeral Services will be held on December 16, 2021, at 10:30 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 1155 President St.  Eugene, OR  97401






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