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Rosella "Sue" Ranshaw, 96, died peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Glenview, Illinois.
Rosella was born on July 10, 1920, in Owen County, to Alvin and Olive (Davis) Cantwell. She graduated from Indiana Business College in 1939. In 1940, she married William C. Ranshaw and moved to Anderson shortly thereafter.
She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Anderson and an ardent fan of Indiana basketball. She was devoted to her family who will greatly miss her loving ways and great sense of humor.
Rosella is survived by her daughters, Jane Ranshaw of Chicago, and Margaret Ranshaw Gordon and husband Ross of Raleigh, N.C.; her sons, John Ranshaw, wife Kate of Glenview, Ill., and Craig Ranshaw, wife Cindy of Lake Zurich, Ill. She is also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ranshaw; and her son, William Ranshaw and wife Patti of Denver, Colo.; and her parents.
Visitation will be Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, 515 E. 53rd St., Anderson.
A graveside service will follow at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Art Jaggard officiating.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Rosella's life.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to First Baptist Church, 907 N. Raible Ave., Anderson.
Online condolences to the family may be made to www.brownbutzdiedring.com.
Published on July 13, 2017
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