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Brenda Ranck, 72, LPN, U.S. Postal Service retiree
Brenda Mae (Meyer) Ranck, 72, of Akron, passed away surrounded by her loving family Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Fairmount Homes.
She was born in Brownstown to Harriet (Duck) Meyer and the late Billy Ray Meyer and was the wife of James Ranck. The couple would have celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary Nov. 27, 2012.
She was a member of Hope United Methodist Church and a past member of Calvary Church. Brenda graduated in the first class of St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in 1959 as an LPN. She worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a carrier/clerk until her retirement in 1992. She enjoyed baking and was happiest in her kitchen. Brenda enjoyed traveling with her husband. She was a loving and supportive wife, mother, daughter and grandmother and was a very giving person.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Todd Stehman, of Reinholds; a daughter: Tamra, wife of Jay Nonnenmocher, of Lititz; a brother: Billy, wife of Mary Jane Meyer, of Ephrata; a sister: Pamela, wife of Frederick Heagy, of Myerstown; and two grandchildren: David and Bryan Raffensperger.
Her funeral service was held Oct. 5A viewing will be held at the Hope United Methodist Church, Ephrata, with the Rev. James Gardner officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
The family would like to thank all of the staff at Fairmount Homes for their loving care given to Brenda during her stay.
Memorial contributions in Brenda’s memory may be made to Fairmount Homes Benevolent Fund, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522 or Hope United Methodist Church, 3474 Rothsville Road, Ephrata, PA 17522.
Arrangements are being made by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.
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