Phyllis E. Rank

August 27, 1940 ‒ February 16, 2009

Marengo, Ohio

Phyllis E. Rank, age 68 of Marengo died at home Monday, February 16, 2009 surrounded by her family.

She was born on August 27, 1940 in Jackson, Ohio and moved to Marengo in 1977 from Wyandot County. Phyllis worked as a cashier for the Kroger Company in Delaware, with the S. Sandusky St. and Houk Rd. stores. She had also previously worked as a substitute school bus driver for the Highland High School.

A member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Indian Mill Antique Club in Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County Farm Bureau, and she was a former member of the Marengo Fireman’s Ladies Auxiliary. A longtime fan of Elvis, she collected his memorabilia as well as moose items. She enjoyed a passion for camping and with her family had camped from Wyoming to Disney world.

At time stern, she possessed a strong work ethic. She will be remembered for her love of family, especially her granddaughters.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years: David, mother: Anna King of Marengo, daughter: Valerie (Ricky) Lewis of Sunbury, son: Matthew of Marengo, Granddaughters: Tracy, Lindsay, Kelsey,Stephanie,and Jennifer, daughter-in-law: Vicky Rank of Marengo, brothers: Richard (Helen) King of Tiffin, and Wayne (Joan) King of, Eureka, CA.

Preceded in death by son: Jeffrey D. Rank in 2007, father: Oscar King, and brother: Steve.

Friends may call Sunday 2-5 p.m. at Marengo United Methodist Church Family Life Center, SR 229 in Marengo, where services will follow Sunday at 5:00 p.m., burial will be held at a later date in Marengo Cemetery. DeVore-Snyder Funeral Homes are honored to serve the family of Phyllis Rank.

Memorial contributions can be made to Morrow County Hospice or Indian Mill Antique Club.

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