Schmidt-Schulta Funeral Home
(March 25, 1909 - December 30, 1969)
Herbert Ranke, age 60, Eland, died Tuesday, December 30, 1969 at Wood VA Hospital.
He was born March 25, 1909 in the town of Norrie, the son of the late Roman and Anna (Schwartzkopf) Ranke.
Herbert was a World War II Army Veteran.
Survivors include 4 sisters, Hilda (James) Twaroski, Birnamwood, Lena Clark, Pelican Lake, Celia Schumacker, Oshkosh and Ora Ponko, Merrill; 1 brother, Harold (Violet) Ranke, town of Norrie; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Herbert was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Edward, Arnold and Carl.
Funeral services were held January 2, 1970 at Schmidt's Funeral Home, Wittenberg. The Rev. Carl Musall officiated. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery, town of Norrie.