Saturday, October 31st, 2009
Harold J. Ranly, 80, 110 Caldwell St., Fort Recovery, died at 4:25 p.m. Oct. 30, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
He was born April 23, 1929, in Fort Recovery to Christian and Pauline Fink Ranly. On Sept. 3, 1951, he married Mary Lou Klenke, who died Oct. 22, 1955. On May 11, 1957, he married Joan Ganger, who survives.
Other survivors are five sons, Mike (Sherri) Ranly, Manchester, John (Carol) Ranly, Fort Recovery, Dale (Carol) Ranly, Coldwater, George (UnChu) Ranly, Dunkirk, Md., and Fred (Sharon) Ranly, St. Henry; a daughter, Martha (Terry) Vogel, Celina; two brothers, Tom (Jackie) Ranly, Charleston, S.C., and Wilfred (Ruth) Ranly, Fort Recovery; a sister, Mary Lou (Bob) Nieberding, Maria Stein; a brother-in-law, Vernon (Arlene) Hartings, Maria Stein; 21 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Clarence, Carl and Mark Ranly; and three sisters, Esther Ranly, Alberta Ranly and Irene Reitz.
He retired from the Union City Body Co., Union City, Ind., and operated Ranly Brothers Upholstery, Fort Recovery. He was a member and served as assistant fire chief of the Fort Recovery Fire Department and on the Board of Public Affairs of Fort Recovery. He also was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Charles Mullen officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.