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Elizabeth Pankratz

Elizabeth Pankratz

FRAZER — Elizabeth Pankratz, age 90, of Frazer, passed away Nov. 10, 2010, at the Trinity Hospital in Wolf Point.

Elizabeth was born Sept. 27, 1920, daughter of George Teichroew and Agnes Olfert. She attended grade school at the Grandview School and graduated from Frazer High School in 1938.

On May 27, 1949, Elizabeth married Walter P. Pankratz. To this union came six sons: Marvin, Larry, James, David, Donald and Kenneth.

Elizabeth attended the Bethel Church and later at the EMB Church in Lustre, where she was active in Ladies Aid, sang in the choir, and taught Sunday school. She also enjoyed gardening, baking and cooking.

She is survived by her six sons, Marvin (Colleen) Pankratz of Glasgow, Larry and Colleen Pankratz of Opheim, James (Grace) Pankratz of Opheim, David (Donna) Pankratz of Lustre, Donald Pankratz (special friend Laurie) of Lustre and Kenneth Pankratz (Lori) of Opheim; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; three brothers, Albert, Pete and Jake Teichroew; and sister, Nettie Teichroew.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at the Evangelical Mennonite Brethren Church Lustre. Interment will follow at the Bethel Lustre Cemetery in Lustre.

Condolences may be sent to the family at csmc@nemontel.net or www.stevensonandsons.com. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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