Marguerite Rankin

Obituary for Marguerite Rankin

April 3, 1923 - December 9, 2018
Furlong, Pennsylvania | Age 95


Marguerite Rankin, 95, died December 9, 2018 in Furlong, PA. Marguerite was born April 3, 1923 to Alice Leona Rowley and George Preston Boyce in Hiawatha, Utah. She was the oldest of 5 siblings. Preston Leon Boyce (Laura), Carol Jeannine Thomason, Sammy LaRue Asbury and Don Rowley Boyce (Linda).

She married Gordon Truman Rankin, February 16, 1957 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Together they raised 5 children. Shirley Dianne Crofford (Jon), James Donald Rankin (Mary), Kathryn Leona Klutsch (John), Gaylene Theresa Johnson (Ralph) and Cheryl Lyn Adamson (Kent). They have 18 grandchildren. 24 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. She always had to keep her hands busy whether it was tying quilts, crocheting, or painting crafts. She loved to read, some of her favorite books were Little House on the Prairie, and the Work and the Glory.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father, husband, Gordon and daughter, Shirley.

Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11:00am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Doylestown, PA, where friends may gather after 10:00am. Marguerite will be interred with her husband in Denver, CO at the Ft. Logan National Cemetery. She was loved here on earth, and will be missed by those left behind.

Life Celebration services provided by Leaver/Cable of Buckingham.

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