Patricia Ann Pankratz, 84, of Browerville died March 4 at CentraCare Health in Long Prairie.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 9 at 11 a.m., at Christ the King Catholic Church, Browerville with Fr. Mitchell Bechtold officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, March 8, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Iten Funeral Home in Browerville and one hour prior to the services at the church.
Interment will be held at Christ the King Catholic Cemetery, Browerville.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home, of Browerville.
Patricia was born July 15, 1933 in Morris to Clarence and Hattie (Colby) Taylor. She attended school in Browerville. As a young lady, she moved to Northfield where she worked at her aunt and uncle’s restaurant as a waitress. On October 17, 1953, she married Larry Pankratz in Browerville and they made their home in Minneapolis. Patricia worked at a dry cleaners until 1955, when they moved to Browerville and farmed until 1959. In 1966, Pat began working for Harts Press in Long Prairie, until retiring in 1992.
She enjoyed gardening, feeding the the birds and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Pat is survived by three daughters, Dolly (Bob) Sadlo, Deb (Steve) Olson both of Browerville and Julie (Dale) Massman of Osakis; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; one granddaughter and one grandson.