SAVANNA—Mary Catherine Rannow, 63, of Savanna, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at MercyOne Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, with a visitation from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna. Family and friends are invited to share in Mary's life at

Mary was born Sept. 29, 1957, in Los Angeles, Calif., the daughter of Kimball and Mary (Milligan) Beard. On May 16, 1986, Mary married Ray Rannow. They celebrated 34 years of marriage.

Mary was a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing and creating artwork. She also liked being in the outdoors with family, camping, fishing and bird watching.

Mary will be dearly missed by her husband, Ray of Savanna; two sons, Clyde Rannow of Piedmont, S.C., and Christopher (fiancée Mia) Rannow of Moline; a daughter, Anna Teresa Nelson of Davenport, Iowa; three granddaughters; and three brothers, Kimball Beard Jr. of Germany, Mike "Wyatt" Beard of California, and Keith (Renee) Beard of Durham, N.C.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents.