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Jane Rankin

August 2, 1943 — November 24, 2019

Funeral services for Jane Rankin, 76, of Chariton will be Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends Tuesday, November 26th from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home. Memorials to the Legacy Lodge or Missons through Grace Baptist Church Mary Jane Davis was born August 2, 1943 to Gilmore and Ruby Davis in Weeping Water, Nebraska. Jane was one of four daughters born to the couple. She moved to Des Moines at the age of sixteen and graduated from North High School in 1961. In her younger years, Jane worked as a waitress. She began working on local farms and quickly grew to love the work. She enjoyed working with animals and milking cows. Jane was united in marriage to Garold Rankin on August 27, 1987. They were the proud parents of ten children: Bill, Darla, Chuck, Natalie, Randy, Jenny, Jody, Janice, Jayne, and Jinger. The couple became foster parents and fostered many children over the years. Jane was a wonderful cook and loved to cook for large family gatherings. She also enjoyed sewing and made many clothes over the years. Jane loved to travel, especially to the mountains. Above all else, Jane loved time spent with her family. Her constant smile and unfaltering strength will be greatly missed by so many. Jane asked the Lord to become her personal Lord and Savior in 1973. She was baptized shortly after. Jane went home to be with the Lord on November 24, 2019 at the age of 76. She will be dearly missed by her husband, Garold Rankin; 10 children: Bill (Leslie) Hickey, Darla (Scott) Collier, Chuck (Melody) Alsager, Natalie Brown, Randy Hickey, Jenny (Chuck) Alexander, Jody (Steve) McDonald, Janice (Dana) Jurgens, Jayne Rankin, and Jinger (Michael) Johnson; 29 grandchildren; and 34 great grandchildren. Jane was preceded in death by her parents; 3 sisters: Doris, Alice, and Linda; and an infant grandson. Cemetery Details Chariton Cemetery HWY 14 and HWY 34
Chariton, IA 50049

Visitation

NOV 26. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Pierschbacher Funeral Homes - Chariton

914 Roland Ave

Chariton, IA 50049

[email protected]

https://www.pierschbacherfuneralhome.com

Service

NOV 27. 10:30 AM (CST)

Pierschbacher Funeral Homes - Chariton

914 Roland Ave

Chariton, IA 50049

[email protected]

https://www.pierschbacherfuneralhome.com

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