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Roger Earl Ranney
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Obituary for Roger Earl Ranney

Roger Earl Ranney, age 84, of Lapeer, died Monday, April 23, 2018. He was born May 31, 1933 in Lakeview, Michigan, to parents Lloyd and Pauline (Scrimger) Ranney.

Roger graduated in 1951 from Lake Orion High School and married Nancy Ann Brown on January 16, 1954, at Nancy’s parent’s home. He worked for General Motors – Pontiac Division, from 1967-1990. The true passion in his life was farming and John Deere Tractors, his blood definitely ran “green”. Mr. Ranney spent much of his career as a farmer, managing and “getting his hands dirty” for many “Big Farmers” in the area including: Harold Warner, Dick Hinterman, P.L. Graff and Coby Dale. Roger also spent time riding cross country on his Touring Honda and then his favorite Harley Classic, with the Michigan Road Warriors. He enjoyed camping, riding tractors, working in the fields, riding tractors more and tractor pull contests…every year attending the National Tractor Pull at the Pontiac Silver Dome.

Mr. Ranney is survived by his wife: Nancy Ann Ranney of Lapeer; children: Gregory (Cathy) Ranney of Davison, Cindy (Gary Wood) Fisher of Lapeer, Sandy Ranney of Lapeer and Michael (Jamie) Ranney of Elba; many many many many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and sister: Lois (Gary) Diehl of Dallas. He was preceded in death by his parents: Lloyd Leroy and Pauline May Ranney.

Visitation will be 4-8PM Thursday, April 26, 2018, and 2-4 and 6-8PM Friday, April 27, 2018 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. Roger’s funeral service will 11AM Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the funeral home, Rev. John Gray will officiate, with burial to follow immediately in Hunter’s Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Parkinson Foundation, 30400 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 150, Bingham Farms, Michigan 48025-5819. Please visit www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com to leave a remembrance or condolence to Roger's family.


Previous Events

Visitation at Funeral Home

Thursday

26

Apr

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Visitation at Funeral Home

Friday

27

Apr

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Visitation at Funeral Home

Friday

27

Apr

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Visitation at Funeral Home

Saturday

28

Apr

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Funeral Service

Saturday

28

Apr

11:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Cemetery Details

Location

Hunters Creek Cemetery

Clark Road South of Hunters Creek Rd.
Lapeer, MI 48446


Memorial Contribution

Michigan Parkinson Foundation

30400 Telegraph Rd., Suite 150
Bingham Farms, Michigan 48025
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