Moonyen Maria Rankin
1967 - 2020
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Moonyen Maria Rankin, age 53, of Fairbanks, Alaska, passed on from this life in her home on May 7, 2020, of natural causes. Moon was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on March 26, 1967, to the late Maria A. DelVillar-Rankin and Richard F. Rankin currently of North Carolina.
Known by many friends and beloved children as Momma Moon, she ran the well-known and established M&M Kids Childcare for over 10 years before closing the business in favor of retirement. We will forever miss our dear friend, cousin, sister, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her father Richard F. Rankin, her sister Ginger L. Waller, her children Jocelyn W. McIntosh and Katrina B. Hollenback, and grand-daughter Naomi L. Hollenback.
Condolences, flowers and donations can be sent to Blanchard Family Funeral Home, 611 Noble St. Fairbanks, AK 99701 or online at

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Published in Daily News-Miner on May 12, 2020.
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May 15, 2020
My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories
and Gods promise to return our loved ones . 1st Thessalonians 4 : 13 & 14 .
May 12, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with her family. I know they have happy memories to hold tight.
Missy Gordon
May 12, 2020
I will love and miss you forever. I still remember this picture.
Rodena Sagna
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