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Harold Ranney

October 12, 2012
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Harold Clark Ranney went to be with our Lord on August 25, 2012, in Circle, Mont. Harold was born on July 22, 1922, in Dunkirk, N.Y. He was raised on a dairy farm in Stockton, N.Y., with his three brothers, two sisters and a niece. He at-tended the local schools and worked on the local dairy farms before enlisting in the Army in 1942 with his best friend, Neil Francis. He served in Germany and Korea as a cook and as head of the Blood Bank, obtaining the rank of corporal. He was awarded the Army Occupational Medal (Germany) and the National Defense Medal for his service until 1950. After leaving the military, he settled with his family in Seattle, Wash. He is survived by his children Rose, Eugene, Linda (Johnson), Charles, Christina (Jensen), many grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews to include Mary Leonard. He was preceded in death by his parents Sadie R. (Sheets) and Clark Ranney, his brothers Ralph, Leonard and Arthur, his sisters Irene (Carley) and Geneva (Cranston), his first wife, Martha (Woodard) and his second wife, Joan M. (Fay). There will be a private burial. Please feel free to stop by his niece's home (7609 East Route 20, Lot 1) in Westfield, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 13, between 1 and 4 p.m. to celebrate Harold's life and meet his family. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your favorite charity.

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