DEATH: Janice Pankratz, 54

Janice Pankratz, 54, employed with the Salina Parks and Recreation Department, died April 7 at Hospice of Salina.

Services will be at 2 p.m. April 11 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 E. Neal Ave., Salina, with Pastor Barry Dundas officiating.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 10 at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio St., Salina, with family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

She was born May 20, 1957, to Verlon and Ruby (Koegeboehn) Mueller in Herington. On Oct. 10, 1981, she was married to Larry Pankratz, who survives.

Other survivors include her father and friend Ruth Smith of Herington; daughters Bethany and Matt Shelly of Las Vegas, Nev., and Natalie Pankratz and fianc? Nick Brooks; brother Ray and Susan Mueller; sister-in-law Linda (Pankratz) and Dan Wiese of Juneau, Alaska; brother-in-law Mark and Stacey Pankratz of Hillsboro; six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

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