Obit: Ranta, Carl J. (1906 – 1973)
Surnames: Ranta, Wirtala, Miller, Anderson, Hakola
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 03 May 1973
Ranta, Carl J. (23 JUN 1906 – 14 APR 1973)
Carl John Ranta, 66, of 1105 Yeoman, Waukegan, Illinois, died April 14, 1973 at home.
He was born June 23, 1906 in Waukegan and lived in this area most of his life. Mr. Ranta was formerly employed at Johnson Motors and was a member of the Price Peace Lutheran Church in Waukegan.
Survivors include one son, Carl Ranta of Zion; six grandchildren; one brother, Alvar Ranta of Waukegan; two sisters, Vendla Wirtala and Lily Miller, both of Waukegan. Mr. Ranta was a brother-in-law of Mrs. Melvin Anderson of Withee, and her sister, Mrs. Arthur Hakola of Loyal.
Services were held Atpril 17 at 2 p.m. from the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Waukegan. Interment was in North Shore Garden of Memories. The body lay in state at the Congdon Funeral Home, Zion, Illinois.
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