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Charles Rank

October 27, 1928 — August 23, 2022

La Porte

Charles Rank

Charles Edward Rank

October 27, 1928-August 23, 2022

Charles Edward Rank, 93, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at Brickyard La Porte in La Porte, IN.

He was born October 27, 1928 in Marshall County, Indiana, the son of Chester Rank and Velma (Winfrey) Rank.

Charles served his country in the U.S. Navy is a Korean and Vietnam War Veteran. He was President of the La Porte County Retired Teachers Association from 1995-1997 and a long-time member, Indian Retired Teachers Association, La Porte Neighborhood Watch Association, T.O.P.S. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Club, and the A.A.R.P.  Charles was an avid reader, enjoyed poetry had a poem published of his, painting, listening to classical music. He loved traveling with his family and his grandson Charles. He has visited every county in the State of Indiana.

He was the half-brother and is survived by his Three Sisters, Evelyn Belle Rhodes of MO, Thelma McKim of MO, Louella Urbanczyk of CA; Brother, Chester James Vaughn of NV; he was the grandfather to 10 grandchildren, 12 great grand-children, and 10 great-great grand-children.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Marie Rank, son, Edward Beamon Sr, and his parents.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Sunday, Sept 4 from 9 am until 10 am.  A life celebration will be held at Haverstock Funeral Home at 10 AM. Interment will be at the Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana on Tuesday, September 6 at 9 am.

Memorial contributions may be made to the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter in Charles name.

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