We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
A funeral will be held Thursday, May 9, 2013 for 84 year old Daniel Ranft of Garden Ridge, TX, formerly of Chester, IL, who died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in Garden Ridge, TX.
Daniel was born February 28, 1929 in Clayton, MO, the son of Delmar and Gertrude (Barber) Ranft. He married Virginia Jones on May 19, 1950 in Chester, IL and she preceded him in death on April 10, 1999.
Survivors include two sons, A.J. Ranft of San Antonio, TX and Timothy Ranft of Columbia, MO. One daughter, Joby Mansfield of Independence, MO. Six grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Visitation will be after 12pm Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
A funeral for 84 year old Daniel Ranft will be held at 2pm Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.
Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery outside of Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL or to the National World War II Memorial.