Della Ann Ranker, 86, Great Bend, formerly of McCook, Neb., died May 11, 2019, at Medical Lodges of Great Bend.

She was born Nov. 17, 1932 in Ellsworth to Otto F. and Anna C. (Kohls) Haase. She was a 1950 graduate of Ellsworth High School.

She married William Von Ranker Oct. 23, 1951, at Ellsworth. He preceded her in death Feb. 16, 2016.

She was employed by Security State Bank for 22 years, retiring in 1995.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she held an active role as a Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include three sons, David Ranker and wife, Ronda, Hays, Steve Ranker, Florissant, Mo., and Philip Ranker and wife, Darcee, Solana Beach, Calif.; four grandchildren, Matthew Ranker and wife, Becca, Amy Brooks and husband, Wyatt, Hayley Ranker, and Lynsie Ranker and husband, James; five great-grandchildren, Noah, Caleb, Gracie, Hope and Isaac Ranker.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Otto Haase Jr.; and one sister, Edith Reed.

Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. June 1 in Great Bend Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church in care of Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend.

Condolences can be sent at