Meet Patrick (Pat) Rankin
Certified Life Celebrant and Licensed Funeral Director
Patrick (Pat) Rankin is our Service Celebrant, has been a Missouri State Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director since 1972. He has been serving families with compassion and dignity at the Baue Funeral Homes since 1982.
He grew up in the communities of Des Peres and St. Clair, Missouri. At a young age, Pat discovered that serving families in the funeral profession were a passion of his and in 1970, Pat graduated from the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science, Louisville, Kentucky.
Pat assists families in helping them to create a service that is personal, and meaningful in order to celebrate their loved one’s life. He feels blessed to have met many wonderful families and through them, have been introduced to their precious loved ones, who are the true gifts in their lives. Pat feels it’s so humbling to be able to walk with all of the families in their journey of grief.
Pat and his wife, Neva who also works as a Licensed Funeral Director for Baue Funeral Homes have been married since 1972 and are blessed with three beautiful daughters and eleven Grandchildren. They now reside in rural Lincoln County Missouri. In his spare time, Pat and his wife enjoy giving back to their community and are devoted to their Catholic faith. In 2002 Pat became an ordained Catholic clergy and carries the title of Deacon at the Parish of St. Theodore in Flint Hill, Missouri.