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John H. "Jack" Landers

March 14, 1943 - November 24, 2018

John H. “Jack” Landers, 75, of Palatine, Illinois, passed away on November 24, 2018. He was born on March 14, 1943, in Chicago, son of the late Harold and Dorothy (nee Holst) Landers.
Jack was married to Darlene (nee Nowosad) for 48 years, and they raised their family in Arlington Heights and Palatine. He was the lovi…read more

John H. “Jack” Landers, 75, of Palatine, Illinois, passed away on November 24, 2018. He was born on March 14, 1943, in Chicago, son of the late Harold and Dorothy (nee Holst) Landers.
Jack was married to Darlene (nee Nowosad) for 48 years, and they raised their family in Arlington Heights and Palatine. He was the loving father of Debbie (Michael) Urman, Jeffrey (Lynn) Landers, and Donna (Matthew) Whitlock. He was the proud grandfather of Emily and Thomas Landers, Adelai and Simon Whitlock, and Natalie and Riley Urman. He was a beloved brother to Nancy Murphy, Janet Hosek, Joan Ostrowski, and his twin Patricia Landers. Jack was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Dorothy and his sisters Janet Hosek and Patricia Landers.
Jack served as an Airman 1st Class in the US Air Force and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant. In 1969 he graduated with honors from Loyola University Chicago with his BSA degree in Business Administration. He also received a Certified Public Accountant certificate from the University of Illinois. Jack worked in the accounting and construction industries for 30 years. He was an accountant for Arthur Anderson, a union carpenter, and a self-employed carpenter before serving as a Controller for several area construction companies.
Jack was a past Grand Knight of Holy Ghost Council #4977, an usher at St. Theresa Church, and active with TOPS.
There will be a visitation at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Hwy., Palatine on Monday, December 10, from 3 PM to 9 PM. Family and friends will meet at St. Theresa Church, 455 N. Benton St., Palatine for a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, December 11, at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. For info www.smithcorcoran.com or 847-359-8020.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Smith-Corcoran Palatine Funeral Home

185 E. Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL 60067

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

St. Theresa Church

455 N Benton St
Palatine, IL 60067

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