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Obituary for Ruth Rankens

June 28, 1927 - August 8, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 91


Ruth Rankens, age 91, passed away August 8, 2018.

Ruth moved to Holland in 1986 and was a member of Christ Memorial Church. She participated in the Zeeland Literary Club and served the Ottawa County Penal Fine Board. She retired from the Herrick Public Library after 22 years of employment.

Ruth was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Herbert Van Klompenberg in 1993, by her second husband, Harvey Rankens in 2004, and her brother, Dr. Charles Roelofs.

She is survived by her children: Bruce & Linda Van Klompenberg, Beth & Dr. David Rynbrandt; step-children, Larry & Kay Rankens, Randy & Terri Rankens, Steve Rankens; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchild; brother, Keith Roelofs; sister, Betty R. Miller; sister-in-law, Barbara Roelofs; and brother-in-law, Robert & Ilah Van Klompenberg.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in the Chapel of Christ Memorial Church, 595 Graafschap Rd., Holland, MI 49423. A time of visitation will be available preceding the service beginning at 10:00 am. Please use entrance D off from Graafschap Rd.

Burial to take place in Forest Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ruth's honor to the Center for Women in Transition.

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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