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Waunetta Rankin05/21/2005
Waunetta J. “Nita” (Rankin) McDonald, 87, born June 6, 1917, the daughter of William Harry Rankin (1888-1969) and Florence Bell Jones Smith ( 1889-1953).

Nita died Saturday, May 21, 2005 at CLC Altoona, Iowa.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street.

Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. at McDonald-Chase Cemetery in Winterset.

Although Nita never had children of her own, she is survived by a large family who will truly miss Aunt Nita.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean S. McDonald.

Name: Waunetta J. (Rankin) McDonald
Birth: 6 Jun 1917
Age at Death: 87
Death: 21 May 2005
Burial Place: Winterset, Madison County, Iowa

Father: William Harry Rankin (1888 – 1969)
Mother: Florence Bell Jones Smith (1889 – 1953)

Spouse: Dean S. McDonald (1912 – 1959)

Siblings:
Harold Vick Rankin (1909 – 1981)
Clifton Merle Rankin (1911 – 1975)
Leo Arlan Rankin (1913 – 1988)
Donald Miles Rankin (1915 – 1991)
Jack Rankin (1935 – 2016)