Clara Edna Rank

Clara Edna Rank

March 04, 1923 – June 20, 2017

Clara E. Rank, age 94, Oconto Falls, formerly of Gillett, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 following a period of declining health.

She was born in Oconto Falls on March 4, 1923, a daughter of the late Frank and Josephine (Novak) Chlopek. Clara was married to Marvin E. Rank on June 21, 1952. Together they owned and operated a farm in the Town of Green Valley until retiring to Gillett. Clara was an avid gardener and loved decorating her home inside and out at Christmas time. She also loved to cook, bake and sew.

Clara is survived by nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Marvin, seven brothers and sisters: Sophie, Walter, Edward, Charles, Stanley, Caroline and Helen.

Friends and relatives may call on the family on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 9 to 10:45 AM at ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH (127 Garden Avenue, Gillett, WI 54124). A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 AM with the Reverend David Funk officiating. Interment will follow in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.

The family sends heartfelt thanks to the staff of The Cottages for creating a family atmosphere that Clara so much enjoyed. The kind and compassionate care of Clara will never be forgotten. Special thanks also to Heartland Hospice for keeping Clara comfortable. For those wishing, memorials are appreciated to St. John’s Catholic Church at the above address.

 

Services

Visitation
Friday, June 23, 2017
9:00 AM – 10:45 AM

St. John’s Catholic Church
127 Garden Avenue
Gillett, WI 54124

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Funeral Service
Friday, June 23, 2017
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

St. John’s Catholic Church
127 Garden Avenue
Gillett, WI 54124

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Graveside Service
Friday, June 23, 2017
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

St. John’s Catholic Cemetery
Old 22
Gillett, WI 54124

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