Services will be held at a later date.
Dale Lynn Ranney was born February 13, 1956, the son of Dale Ranney and Betty Lou (Piearson) Sandhorst in Cass County, Iowa. He passed away on Monday, January 11, 2016, at the Caring Acres Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Anita, Iowa, at the age of 59 years, 10 months, and 30 days.
Dale grew up in Cumberland Massena area, where he attended C&M School, graduating from C&M High School in 1974. After high school he went into the Navy. After discharge he went to work in Mills County.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, MaryLou (Hardisty) Ranney; two brothers, Gary and Phillip Ranney; and grandparents, Ronald and Edna Piearson and Cecil and Mildred Ranney.
He is survived by his children, Philip Ranney and wife Samantha of Red Oak, April Ranney of Council Bluffs and Joseph Ranney and fiancé Elizabeth Wagner of Kansas City, Missouri; grandson, James William, son of Philip and Samantha; sister/caregiver, Chel Latus;nephew/cargiver, Aaron Latus; brother, Terry Ranney and wife Helen, sister, Sherry Ranney, and brother, Bradley Ranney all of Massena; brother, Mark Ranney and wife Pam of Red Oak, sister, LeAnn Erickson and husband Pat, brother, Mike Hill and Amy, Aunt Sally Bauman, all of Cumberland; Aunt Jody Ranney of San Pablo, Colorado; Aunt Jorja Hardy of Pensacola, Florida, many cousins, nieces, nephews and many lifelong friends.