James A. Landsiedel

August 5, 1927November 28, 2012

LANDSIEDEL, James A., age 85 of Washington Township passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Brighton Gardens. Jim was born on August 5, 1927 in Dayton to the late Byron and Harriet Reisert Landsiedel. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Howard; a sister, Ann Davis; a niece and a nephew. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Edna (Edie); a son, James T. (Tracy) Landsiedel; a daughter, Lisa Landsiedel; two nieces; two nephews; a grandson; and many wonderful friends. Jim was a graduate of Fairview High School in 1946 and the University of Dayton in 1956. He served in the Air Force and was an Agent for 59 years with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. He was a member of the Dayton Chapter of the Society of Financial Services, the Dayton Chapter of the National Association of Life Underwriters, a life member of the Million Dollar Round Table, Southminster Presbyterian Church, the Centerville Rotary Club, and the National Corvette Restorers Society. The family would like to express a special thanks to all at Brighton Gardens, Crossroads Hospice, and the pastoral staff at Southminster Presbyterian Church for their loving care and support. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2012 at the Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7001 Far Hills Ave., Centerville, Ohio 45459, with a Celebration of Life service at 11:30 a.m. The Reverend Jacqueline Nowak officiating. Graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at David’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Southminster Presbyterian Church of the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013. Arrangements in care of TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME - FAR HILLS CHAPEL. Condolences may be made to


  • Gatherong of Friends Monday, December 3, 2012
  • Celebration of Life Service Monday, December 3, 2012
  • Graveside Service Monday, December 3, 2012

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Holly Langer

December 9, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He offered decades of kindness, friendship and guidance to my father and to me. He always made us feel welcome and part of your family. He was a great man and will be remembered forever. I wish I could help you through this rough time. My thoughts are with each of you and I am truly sorry for your loss.

December 4, 2012

Dear Edie,
I was so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. He was always so friendly and cheerful. I know this is a very difficult time for you and your family. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Shan Kilian

John Savely

December 3, 2012

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Dick & Mona Hartmann

December 2, 2012

Dear Edie,Jim and Lisa,
I am so very sorry to learn of Jims' demise. He was a very special person to all of you and cared for you. You have my deepest sympathy and just know that it will take a great deal of time to deal with his loss.
God bless you all and keep you in his care. If I could, I would be there to celebrate his life with you. Thinking of you and praying for your strength.

December 1, 2012

Jim was one special member of Centerville Rotary. We have lost a true friend.

Lee Hieronymus

December 1, 2012

Jim,Tracy,Edie and Lisa,Jim always lit up the room with his great smile,we will miss him, Ron and Minnie Hicks

Bill Reber

December 1, 2012

My sympathies to Jim's family for your loss. Jim was a great guy, always had a sincere smile and greeting. I will miss him at Rotary meetings.

December 1, 2012


December 1, 2012

I was so sad to hear about Jim's passing. I will always remember his terrific smile!
Peggy Meeds- Centerville OH

Cindy Hochwalt

November 30, 2012

Hugs and Prayers for all of you! Jim sure was a wonderful person, he will be missed.
With much love,
Cindy, Sam , Jenny and Carolyn