STURTEVANT -- Kenneth E. Rank, 59, of Sturtevant, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Ken was born on July 13, 1959, in Racine. He spent his younger years working on a farm where he developed a passion for operating heavy machinery. He enjoyed fishing, watching the Packers, making potato dumplings, trying his luck at scratch-off tickets and taking trips up north. Ken was a kind and quiet soul, hard worker and always willing to help others. He was a great son, brother, father and friend.
He is survived by his children Jennifer (Eric) Hintz, Sarah (Casey) Schultz, Casey Rank, Kenneth Rank and mother of his children, Tess Rank; grandchildren, Abby, Minnie, Daniel and Leah; his mother, Lorraine Campolo; siblings, Jan Dreger, Larry (Elo), Jim (Char Massy), Nancy, Dale (Jan), Diane, Carol (Mike Brown); as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father Edward "Eddie" Rank and former in-laws Bob and Donna Resheske, Fritz Campolo and Jim Dodson.
To celebrate Ken's life, a gathering will be held at the Hiawatha Bar in Sturtevant on Feb. 16 from 1-4 p.m. in the lower level.
It's been a great ride with you, Dad. Thanks for the memories. We will treasure them (and you) forever. 10-4, good buddy.