Wesley W. Rankin

Wesley W. Rankin, 94, of Sussex, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007.

Wesley was a retired farmer from the town of Lisbon, a member of Sussex Antique Power Association for many years and a lifelong member of Lisbon Presbyterian Church.

He was the beloved husband of Anna (Beaumont); dear father of David (Eunice) and John Rankin; stepfather of Ellen (Otto) Jacobs, Tom (Annelee) Beaumont, Gerald (Joan) Beaumont, Laura (Jeffrey) Heimsch and Michael (Maggie) Beaumont; and brother of Edgar (Janice) Rankin. He is further survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen, and a sister, Genevieve.

Visitation will be held from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Monday, Sept. 10, at Lisbon Presbyterian Church, W250-N7905 Hillside Road, Sussex. Burial to follow at Lisbon Central Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Paul Rankin Scholarship Fund, c/o Mahala Rankin, 1088 Quail Court, Apt. 145, Pewaukee, WI 53072, or your favorite charity are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services of Sussex, 246-4774, is serving the family.