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Robert E. Rankin

1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Rankin Robert E. Rankin, age 90, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on January 7, 1927. He died, in Roseville, Michigan on June 18, 2017. Loving husband of Eileen. Dear father of Kathleen (Alan) Rankin-Grams. Beloved grandfather of Griffin Grams. He is survived by his cousin, Sara Harber of Arizona. Also survived by Jean Wheeler, Edward and Patty Buckley, and many nieces and nephews. Robert was Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Central Michigan University. He loved spending time at his cottage at Douglas Lake in northern Michigan and enjoyed travel and music. He was a veteran of World War II. Friends may call Thursday, June 22, 2017, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave. Graveside service to be held on Friday, June 23, 2017, 11 a.m., Lithopolis Cemetery, 4365 Cedar Hill Road NW. Memorial contributions may be made to Douglas Lake Improvement Association, PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49755 or Dept. of Psychology, Central Michigan University. www.evansfuneralhome.net

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 21, 2017
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