Passed away quietly at her home in Petrolia on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.  Rachel Rankin (nee Freeman), 90 years, was born in Kinistino, Saskatchewan.   She was the loving wife of the late Grant Rankin (2010).  Rachel will be missed by her children Beth and Frank Finis, Carol and Philip Hooper, and Barry and Olivia Rankin, her grandchildren, Ken Finis, Rebecca Finis, Keith Hooper, Rachel Rankin, and Diana and Jair Montoya, and her great grandchildren Jordan, Kaylyn, and Phoenix.  She was predeceased by her parents John and Elizabeth Freeman and her siblings Mary, James, George, and John.  Rachel will be missed by her sister-in-law Ruby Lederhouse.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. from the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, where visitors will be received from 12 noon until the service time.  A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012 at Erie Cemetery, Wheatley.   As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, C.N.I.B., or C.E.E. Hospital Foundation.  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared on-line at

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