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Mermina "Minnie" (Rankin) Waymire Obituary

Posted by Tamera1974 on October 27, 2013 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Elwood Call Leader 14 Apr 1952  Elwood,Madison Co.,Indiana


Mrs.Minnie Rankin Waymire 71, route 1 Fairmount, died Monday morning at 2 o'clock at Mercy Hospital following several weeks illness. Born Aug 29,1880 in Ohio she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Rankin. She was married to Irwin Waymire June 6,1898. Survivors include the husband, two sons and two daughters,  Milton of Vincennes, Mrs.Mildred Welbes of Tokyo,Japan; Mrs.Ernest Foust of Marion and Wayne of Fairmount and five grandchildren. The body is at Copher and Fesler Funeral Home where friends may call. Funeral rites will be held Wednesday morning at the funeral home at 10 o'clock. Rev Homer Eshelman retired Christian Church pastor will officiate. Burial will be made in Elwood City Cemetery.

Oscar E. Rankin Jr.

Posted by Tamera1974 on October 16, 2013 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

News Journal

Mansfield, Oh

22 May 2006

Oscar E. Rankin Jr.

GALION -- Oscar E. Rankin Jr., 82, of 434 5th Ave., died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at Galion Community Hospital Extended Care, after a long illness.

Mr. Rankin was born in Upper Sandusky, on Sept. 7, 1923, to the late Oscar and Rozella M. (McNeiland) Rankin Sr.

A lifelong area resident he was employed by Pennsylvania Rail Road for 28 years, and later by Fleetwood Manufacturing of Galion until his retirement. Oscar enjoyed driving and traveling around the area, and enjoyed spending time with his family.He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, David and Donetta Rankin; his two daughters, Peggy McBride and Judy Harthan all of Galion; six grandchildren, Donna Lyons, Diana Baughan, David Rankin, Jr., Debbie Olesnanik, Aaron Harthan, and Kathy Dull; and 7 great-grandchildren, Robert and Michael Llewellyn, Cody Noggle, Cheyenne Baughan, Kimberly, Kaitlyn and Austin Dull; and his former wife, Elizabeth Scott of Galion.He was preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Richard Thomas; an infant grandson, David Jeffrey Rankin; and a great-grandson; his brother, Ed Rankin; and five sisters, Lola Owens, Lucille Perkins, Frances Osborne, Evelyn Osborne, and Alma Rankin; and his son-in-law, Jerry McBride.

Friends may call Tuesday, May 23, 2006, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Galion, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Andrew Grimes officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezzer Cemetery, Galion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Galion Communtiy Hospital Extended Care Unit in care of the funeral home.


Obituary: Evelyn "Evie" (Rankin) Osborne

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The Advertiser Tribune

Tiffin, Oh

19 Apr 2004

Evelyn 'Evie' Osborne

Evelyn R. "Evie" Osborne, 70, of 178 Seventh Ave., Tiffin, died Saturday, April 10, 2004, in Mercy Hospital of Tiffin Emergency Care Center.

She was born Nov. 6, 1933, in Wyandot County, to the late Oscar and Rozella (McNeilan) Rankin. On July 16, 1954, in Monroe, Mich., she married David E. Osborne. He survives.

Also surviving are: a son, David A. Osborne of Tiffin; a daughter, Karen and Ed Kipps of Tiffin; a brother, Oscar Rankin of Galion; and two grandchildren, Dawn Marie Kipps and Regina Sue Kipps, both of Tiffin.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; a brother, Edward Rankin; four sisters, Lola Mae Owings, Lucille Marie Perkins, Frances Osborne, and an infant sister, Alma Louise Rankin.

Mrs. Oborne was a 1951 graduate of Whetstone High School in Crawford County and a homemaker. She enjoyed crocheting, making flower arrangements and working in her yard.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2004, in Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home with the Rev. Jan Kucera officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or a charity of the donor's choice.