Name: Arthur Edmund Ranly 1
Reference Number: 54194FOST
Birth: 24 DEC 1924 in Cassella, Mercer, Ohio, USA 1
Burial: 20 AUG 2003 Cassella, Mercer, Ohio, USA
Residence: 1930 Marion, Mercer, Ohio, USA 1
Death: 16 AUG 2003 in Coldwater, Mercer, Ohio, USA
Arthur E. Ranly, 78, Ohio 119, Maria Stein, died at 1:15 p.m. Aug. 16, 2003, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born Dec. 24, 1924, in Cassella, to Peter and Sophia Speck Ranly. On April 29, 1950, he married Eileen Link who survives.
Also surviving are six sons, John (Janice) of Cassella, Jeffery (Barbara) of Riverside, Joel (Sherri) of St. Henry, Martin (Carol) of Richland, Mich., Matthew (Beth) of Minster, and Jason (Becky) of Maria Stein; and three daughters, Kathleen (Leon) Homan, New Bremen, Peg (Steve) Hirsch, Massillon, and Lisa (Terry) Moeller, Cassella.
Other survivors include four brothers, Paul (Marie) of Minster, Orville (Alma) of Philothea, the Rev. Ernest of Lima, Peru, and Donald (Joan) of Columbia, Mo.; four sisters, Sister Theresa Joseph of Cincinnati, Lucille (Ben) Droesch and Ella Mae (Ralph) Liette, all of Chickasaw, and Rita (Ray) Flaute, Cassella; a sister-in-law, Rosemary Obringer, Coldwater; 29 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two daughters, Kristina and Lora; four brothers and three sisters.
He retired as editor and publisher of the Mercer County Chronicle and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, the Men?s Sodality and the Catholic Knights of America, all of Cassella, charter president of the Coldwater Kiwanis Club, a former national board member of the Catholic Knights of America, past commander and a firing squad member of Maria Stein American Legion Post 571 and past commander of the Second District American Legion.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Ernest Ranly officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with the Legion conducting military rites.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Father: Peter Nickolas Ranly b: 03 JUL 1888 in Cassella, Mercer, Ohio, USA
Mother: Sophia Mary Speck b: 14 MAY 1894 in Saint Henry, Mercer, Ohio, USA
- Author: Ancestry.com
Title: 1930 United States Federal Census
Publication: Name: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002;
Source Medium: Ancestry.com
United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930
Text: Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Marion, Mercer, Ohio, ED 22, roll 1850, page , image 947.0.