Kristin L. Landon, age 50, of Rochester, peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Rochester Methodist Hospital after a brave, but short battle with pancreatic cancer.

Kristin Lee Landon was born June 11, 1969, in Rochester, to Gary and Carol (Moran) Landon. She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1987. In June 1991, she married Brad Akerson, they later divorced. She was employed by Essence Property Management based out of St. Cloud. She enjoyed shopping, movies, her dog, Otis, and was very fond of her grandson, Greyson.

Kristin is survived by her parents, Gary and Carol Landon of Rochester; five children, Zach Landon of Rochester, Tyler Landon of Rochester, Cody Akerson of Grand Forks, N.D., Blaine Akerson of Rochester, and Jesse Akerson of Rochester; one grandson, Greyson; and her siblings, Debbie Landon, Terri Landon Farrell and Steve (Colleen) Landon, all of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Farrell.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN 55901. Visitation will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery.

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