Paul Pankratz, 87, Hillsboro, died April 6 in Hillsboro.
He was born Jan. 31, 1924, in rural Durham to Abe and Minnie (Frantz) Pankratz.
He was a farmer.
On Feb. 11, 1945, he married Arlene Hamm at Durham.
Survivors include his wife, Arlene, of Hillsboro; a son, Ken of Durham; two daughters, Sherilyn Kadel of Randall and Donna Diener of Hillsboro; three sisters, Dorothy Siebel and Luella Burkhart of Newton and Althea Zimmerman of Weaubleau, Mo.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were Monday morning at Durham Baptist Church. The Rev. Curtis Wiens officiated.
Burial was at Durham Park Cemetery, rural Durham.
A memorial has been established with the church.
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