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Landa Wichern

May 6, 1989-Feb. 20, 2009

Landa J. Wichern, 19, of White Earth, died Friday, February 20, 2009 at her home in White Earth.

Landa Jean Wichern was born the fourth daughter of Alan Wichern and Delia "Rickey" Bellanger on May 6, 1989 in Detroit Lakes. She was raised in Elbow Lake Village and graduated from Waubun High School in 2007. She attended the White Earth Tribal & Community College while raising her two daughters, Jayla Rayn and Daysha Skye.

Landa grew up close to her family. She loved spending time with her relatives and friends and especially enjoyed playing with her girls. She had an outgoing personality and a laugh that would brighten your day in an instant. Landa touched the hearts and souls of everyone she met.

Landa will be remembered and deeply missed by her two daughters, Jayla and Daysha; her parents, Alan Wichern of Waubun and Delia (Darrell) Bellanger of Waubun; her sisters, Brandi Lee (LeRoy) Sullivan of Strawberry Lake and Victoria Lynn Wichern of White Earth, Jenni Wichern (Shannon Londo) of Naytahwaush, Heather Wichern and Nikki Wichern of Detroit Lakes and Whitney Smith of Waubun; brothers, Alan Wichern Jr. of Waubun, Brent Smith Jr. of Waubun, Duriel Jackson and Shawn Jackson of White Earth; grandparents, Jesse (Elaine) Finch of Elbow Lake Village and Bert (Victoria) Wichern of Waubun; along with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, one nephew and many friends.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the White Earth Community Center and continue until the time of services on Wednesday.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at Big Elbow Lake Lutheran Church, rural Waubun. Interment will be in the Vernon Anderson Memorial Cemetery, Elbow Lake Village, rural Waubun.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family. An online guest book is available at