Thurley Irene Rank

Thurley Irene Rank, 85, of West Bend, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006.

She was the beloved wife and best friend for over 65 years of the late Lavern G. Rank; loving mother of Larry (Judith) Rank, Donald (Barbara) Rank and Judith (Gary) Hahn; proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren; and sister of Thomas (Dorothy) Schelinske.

She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Friends may join the family on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Pilgrim Ev. Lutheran Church, 462 Meadow-brook Drive, West Bend, from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at noon.

Private burial will be in Immanuel Cemetery, Cedarburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church would be appreciated.

Schmidt and Bartelt Funeral Home, Mequon, is assisting the family.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Pastors Fisher and Meyer, the staff of the Samaritan Health Center, Dr. Pahl and his staff and the staff of Heartland Healthcare and Hospice for all of their loving and compassionate care of Thurley.