Arlene Pankratz

Arlene Pankratz, 97, Durham, died on Oct. 28, 2021, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.

A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at Durham Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Jose Eston Cruz.

The Committal service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Durham Park cemetery rural Durham.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Memorials to Durham Baptist Church or Parkside Home in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born on June 15, 1924, to William and Leah (Schuber) Hamm of Durham. She married Paul Pankratz on Feb. 11, 1945, in Durham.

Survivors include son, Ken Pankratz of rural Durham; daughter, Donna (Tim) Diener of Hillsboro; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Gus Hamm of Hillsboro; sister, Marcella Mohn of Hillsboro.

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