DEATHS: Dorothy Pankratz, 77


Dorothy Pankratz, 77, homemaker, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Hillsboro.

A graveside service is planned for 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

She was born June 13, 1931, to Herman J. and Sara B. (Eitzen) Funk in Hillsboro. On May 27, 1952, she was married to Allen W. Pankratz, who survives.

She also is survived by daughter Barbara and Lonnie Thiessen of Wichita, son Jerel of Hillsboro, daughter Krista and Max Heinrichs of Hillsboro; two sisters, Ruby Graumann of Hillsboro and Luella Gunther of Reedley, Calif; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Jost Funeral Home.

Memorials can be made to Kids Connection in care of Hillsboro MB Church.


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