David J. Ranney
David grew up in Wheaton and graduated from WHS in 1967. He attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and graduated with a BS degree from the College of Mortuarty Science in 1971. David always thought Wheaton was a great place to live, so after working 4 years in a Minneapolis funeral home, he returned in 1975 to Wheaton to join his father David T., and brother Tom, in the family furniture and funeral businesses. David sold the funeral home to Shawn and Heather on December 31, 2011. He married Betty Kantrud from Pelican Rapids and raised 2 daughters; Lorie, now Mrs. Wayne Hokanson of Rosholt, SD, and Heather Ranney of Denver, Colorado. David and Betty have 3 granddaughters in Rosholt. He was active in many community organizations, past President of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Jaycees, and a Volunteer Fireman for 20 years for the City of Wheaton. David and Betty are members of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. David enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, and spending the summer months with his family at their cabin on Lake Traverse.