Ruth Marie Rank, 95, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Fountain View Terrace with her husband at her side.
She was born December 22, 1924 in Bruceville, Texas, the daughter of Dave Eli and Elizabeth (Jones) Daugherty.
Ruth moved to La Porte in 1965 from Houston, TX by way of Hayward, California. She was a self-employed beautician who graduated from beauty school in Michigan City, IN. Ruth had a passion for poetry and was a member of a local poetry club. As a homemaker, she enjoyed quilting, crocheting, cooking and music. Ruth also was an accomplished piano player. Her greatest love, though, was her grandchildren, who she helped to raise into fine adults.
Ruth is survived by her devoted husband, Charles Edward Rank of La Porte; her 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son Edward and all of her brothers and sisters.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN where the family will receive friends on Friday, December 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A graveside service and interment will take place at Pine Lake Cemetery, La Porte, Indiana on Saturday, December 19 at 10:00 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made in her honor to The La Porte County Animal Shelter, 2855 IN-2, La Porte, IN 46350.
Due to Covid 19 Indiana restrictions, masks must be worn and 6-foot distancing must be practiced if attending any of these events.
Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.