Cover photo for Ernest Landers's Obituary
Ernest Landers Profile Photo
1926 Ernest 2019

Ernest Landers

May 28, 1926 — October 24, 2019

Ernest Ilo Landers passed away Thursday October 24, 2019 in Vinita, Ok. He was born May 28, 1926 the son of Elman Webb Landers and Dorothy Susan (Rogers) Landers. Ilo was raised and attended school in Vinita. He joined the US Navy in 1943, after discharge he served in the US Army on Eisenhower’s guard. He returned to Vinita after his service to his country and worked on the Halsell Ranch and Mullendore Ranch. Ilo then attended Okmulgee Technical Institute learning automobile body repair and painting. He married Elizabeth “Lib” Ann Bingham on August 18, 1954 in Denver Colorado. Ilo worked at Eastern State Hospital and the Vinita Police Department, in later years he was employed as a painter for the Will Rogers Turnpike until his retirement. He was always working on projects around the house and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Ilo was preceded in death by his three sons, Dewayne, Enos and Gene Landers; sister, Lowetta Hildebrand and brother, Edward Landers.

Survivors include His wife Elizabeth “Lib” Ann Landers of the home Vinita; daughters, Kathy Creamer of Oklahoma City, OK, Gina Sue Landers of Big Cabin, OK; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a close family friend Judy Harbour of Vinita.

A family visitation will be held Sunday October 27, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at the Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service will be Monday October 28, 2019 2:00 pm at Fairview Cemetery with Pastor Andrew Spooner officiating.

Services are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. Online condolences may be submitted to or on the Luginbuel Facebook page.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ernest Landers, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, October 27, 2019

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Monday, October 28, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Fairview Cemetery, Vinita


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 2

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree