Obit - Merle Rankin
and Merwin Wars P. ol of Merle Rankin Merle Rankin, 87, Rimersburg RD 1, died at the family residence residence yesterday (June 26, 1961) following an extended illness. Mr. Rankin was born Jan. 1874, in Toby Twp., Clarion County. County. He was the son of the James A. and Mary Ann (Summerville) (Summerville) Rankin. A retired farmer, Mr. Rankin lived in the Toby and Porter Twp., Clarion County, vicinities his entire life. Survivors are his wife, Hannah Hannah Jane (Sheakley) Rankia; a daughter, Mrs. Wilda Simpson, at home; three sons, W. Allen Loyal C. of Rimersburg RD Robert L. of Rimersburg; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. A daughter Grace preceded Mr. Rankin in death. Friends win be received after 7 tonight at the Miller funeral home, Rimersburg. Services will foe at 2 p. m. Thursday the funeral home. Rev. Warren Warren T. Woodward, pastor of Rimersburg Rimersburg Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Rimersburg Cemetery.