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Opal (Fiscus) Landeck

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Opal M. Landeck formerly Fiscus
Born 1920s.
Ancestors ancestors
Mother of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)] and [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died 2000s.
Profile last modified | Created 28 Sep 2011
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Opal was born in 1922. She is the daughter of Frank Fiscus and Lillie Courson. She passed away in 2008. [1]

Obituary from NWI Times (Northwest Indiana):

OPAL MARGARET LANDECK PORTER, IN Opal Margaret Landeck, 86, of Porter, IN, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2008 at the VNA Hospice Center. She was born February 20, 1922 in Paxton, IL the daughter of Frank and Lillie (Courson) Fiscus and graduated from Paxton High School. She had served as secretary for her church for many years and currently attended St. John's United Church in Chesterton. She took special joy gathering with her friends in their Hand & Foot Card Group and will be fondly remembered for her beautiful garden flowers. On May 30, 1941 in Buckley, IL Opal married Louis W. Landeck who preceded her in death in 2005. Survivors include their four children: Linda Long of Porter Beach, Lu Krieger- Blake (Brian Blake) of Valparaiso, Sheryl Summers (James) of Libertyville, IL and Bill Landeck (Eileen Ostrowski) of Cincinnati, OH; her special friend Rollie Good; two brothers: John (Kay) Fiscus of St. Joseph, IL and Robert (Sylvia) Fiscus of Loveland, CO; nine grandchildren: Alan Long (Kate Annie) of Santa Cruz, CA, Philip Long (Melanie Liu) of Palo Alto, CA, Gena Banta-Long, Wendy Banta-Long and Marita Banta-Long all of Porter Beach, Kevin Krieger (Dana) of Chesterton, Jim Summers (Elizabeth) of Raleigh, NC, Christopher Summers (Molly) of Valparaiso and Alysha Summers of Libertyville, IL; and two great grandchildren: Raphael and Waverly Long of Palo Alto, CA. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Wanda Dillon; and two brothers, Jerry and Harley Fiscus. Following cremation at Angelcrest Crematory, a memorial visitation will be held on Friday, November 28, 2008 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM at Valparaiso First Presbyterian Church, 3401 N. Valparaiso Street, with memorial service beginning at 11:00 AM. Rev. Katie Lindberg officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VNA Hospice of Porter County or St. John's United Church of Chesterton.


  1. Entered by Julie Ricketts, Sep 28, 2011

See also:

  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 August 2015), Opal Fiscus in household of Frank Fiscus, Patton, Ford, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0015, sheet 7A, family 199, line 13, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 515; FHL microfilm 2,340,250.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 August 2015), Opal Fiscus in household of Frank Fiscus, Paxton, Patton Township, Ford, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 27-14, sheet 13B, family 335, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 802.

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