Robert "Bob" Ranft
1928 — 2021
Funeral Service for Robert "Bob" Ranft, 92, of Aberdeen will be 11:00 am Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory. Pastor Mark Marion will officiate. Burial will be 11:00 am Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Huron, SD with military rites. Bob died peacefully May 7, 2021 at Avera St. Luke's Hospital. Bob was born June 21, 1928 in Vayland, SD, the son of Walter and Dorothy (Stewart) Ranft. After graduating from high school in 1946, Bob enlisted into the United States Army. On September 17, 1949, Bob married Kathryn Kearns and they lived in Huron, SD for 50 plus years. It was here they raised their three children, daughter, Brenda (Tom) Schmitt,...