Herman Theodore “Ted” Rannow

August 7, 1936 - October 11, 2012
Herman Theodore “Ted” Rannow


Mr. Herman Theodore “Ted” Rannow, 76, of Leland passed away October 11, 2012 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Ted was born on August 7, 1936 in Ohio to the late E.B. and Gladys Rannow. He was in banking for many years in the area of business development.

A communiciate of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilmington, Ted was a loving Husband, Dad and Grandpa. He was a very enthusiastic sports Dad and he dearly loved the Pittsburg Steelers football team. He was also an avid rose gardener. But most of all he especially loved his retirement and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife, Mari-Louise Rannow; three daughters, Marianne Dzurina and husband, John, of Bunnlevel, NC., Paula Rannow of Fuquay-Varina, NC., and Kristine Guthrie and husband, Chris, of Wilmington, NC.; three grandchildren, J.T. and Breanne Dzurina and Julian Guthrie; two sisters, Ruth Webber of NC. and Anne Webb of Virginia; two brothers, Bruce Rannow of Ala. and Tom Rannow of Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilmington on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 1:00pm, by the Reverend John Misenheimer.

The family will receiver friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451. 910.383.3511


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  • October 18, 2012
    Marshall, Emilie and Brian Drake says:
    We are sorry for the loss of Ted. We always enjoyed spending time with Ted and we will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with The Rannow Family.

  • October 20, 2012
    Ron and Cathy Scriven says:
    Mari-Louise and Family; Ted was my oldest and dearest friend, growing up together on the East end of Athens. May he rest in peace. He will never be forgotten.

  • October 15, 2012
    Denise Balint says:
    Mr. Rannow I can still hear you calling me "Scoops"! I am so glad I got to know you and enjoy your humor. RIP. My condolences to the family. Thank you for sharing your husband and dad with the softball teams!

  • October 16, 2012
    Beth Adams says:
    My sympathies to you and your family during this hard time.

  • October 18, 2012
    Chuck Goodfellow says:
    Mari-Lousie & Family I'm sorry to hear about you loss. Ted was a super classmate of our senior class and the news of his passing hurts deeply. He will be greatly missed and I will be thinking and praying for you and your family during this difficult time. God Bless Chuck and Linda Goodfellow