Christine Rankin, 85, died on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born to Jesse E. and Helen I. (Colborn) Jones on Sept. 27, 1934, in Anderson County, Kan.

She and Clifford D. Rankin were married Dec. 30, 1960, in Raton, N.M. To this union came two children: Traci and Troy.

Christine is survived by her son, Troy Rankin of Elkhart; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clifford Rankin; daughter, Traci Bitner; and brothers, Otis, Keith and Bill Jones.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at First Church of God in Elkhart. Robson Funeral Home of Elkhart is in charge arrangements.

A memorial has been established for Morton County EMS or Christine Rankin Memorial Fund. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 606, Elkhart, KS 67950.