Helen Pankratz

Helen Pankratz, 90, of Hillsboro, died Nov. 24, 2007, at Holton.

The daughter of Herman and Katrina (Bergman) Friesen, she was born Dec. 24, 1916, at Corn, Okla.

On June 9, 1942, she married Harrison Pankratz at Hillsboro.

She was a member of Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.

Survivors include her husband, Harrison of Hillsboro; two sons and their wives, Gary and Becky Pankratz of Davenport, Iowa, and Jay and Carlotta Pankratz of San Bernardino, Calif.; daughter and husband, Laura and Charles Call of Holton; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were this morning (Wednesday) at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with Pastor Dave Plett and Pastor Jay Pankratz officiating. Burial was in Hillsboro MB Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established with the church.