Born 9-17-1997 -- Died 10-15-2002
Zach Landes, 5, of Oklahoma City, Okla., passed away Oct. 15, 2002, at his home after a three year battle with brain cancer.
He was born Sept. 17, 1997 in Oklahoma City to Mark and Patty Landes. He was raised in Oklahoma City and attended pre-school at Will Rogers Elementary School.
He enjoyed watching the Rugrats and Blues Clues cartoons, playing with his Woody and Buzz Lightyear characters and race cars. Zach loved playing with his big sister, Erica, who took great care of him, during his illness. He loved animals, especially his dog, Jake, and he enjoyed his riding therapy at Coffee Creek Riding Stables. He attended the North MacArthur Church of Christ.
Survivors include his parents, Mark and Patty Landes of Oklahoma City; a sister, Erica Landes of the home; paternal grandmother, Mary Landes of Thayer, Mo.; maternal grandparents, Dan and Pat Hose of Charleston, W. Va.; aunts and uncles, Nancy Landes, Linda Landes, Jana Williams, Mark Hose, Danene Hartley and Brenda Newberry; many cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, George Landes.
Services were Oct. 18, 2002 at the N. MacArthur Church of Christ with Jeff Jenkins officiating. Interment followed at Resurrection Memorial Ceme-tery.
Memorials can be made to the Zach Landes Memorial Fund, C/O N. MacArthur Church of Christ, 9300 N. MacArthur, Oklahoma City, OK 73132.