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Ireta Rahn

Ireta Rahn, 100, of Huntington, IN, died on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mrs. Rahn worked at Rocky’s Pizza World, Norwood Golf Club and Vogue Beauty Shop. She volunteered for the Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild.  She was a member of Evangelical United Methodist Church where she taught the youth group and Sunday school.  She also was a member of Floral Chapter No. 75 Order of the Eastern Star.

She was born on Nov. 27, 1922, in Roanoke, IN, to Everett and Mellie Ferrell.  She married Richard H. Rahn on Dec. 31, 1942, in Denver, CO.  He preceded her in death, on Jan. 20, 2001.

Survivors include two sons, Edwin (Carolyn) of Ossian, and Dennis (Jan) of Indianapolis,; two grandchildren, Melanie Shockome, of Huntington, and Eric Rahn, of Tyler, TX; two great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Thursday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington.  Funeral services will immediately follow at the funeral home with Rev. Lyle Ewing and Chris Lantz officiating.  

Burial will be in Clear Creek Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Ossian, IN, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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