Services for Arlene Pankratz, 97, who died Thursday at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro, were 11 a.m. Tuesday at Durham Baptist Church. Committal was at Durham Park cemetery in rural Durham.
Born 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 Diener of Hillsboro, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, brother Gus Hamm of Hillsboro, and sister Marcella Mohn of Hillsboro.
Husband Paul Pankratz, daughter Sherilyn Kadel, and brother Gaylord Hamm preceded her in death.
Memorials have been established with Durham Baptist Church and Parkside Homes.
Last modified Nov. 4, 2021