John "Jack" Pankratz
July 19, 1930 - April 26, 2019
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St. Mary Catholic Church
312 South State Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 739-5119 | Map
Friday 5/10, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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St. Mary Catholic Church
312 South State Street
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 739-5119 | Map
Friday 5/10, 6:00 pm
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

Jack Pankratz embraced eternal life on April 26, 2019. After celebrating his 5th year as a pancreatic cancer survivor, Jack was ambushed by a second cancer that ended his fight. Jack was born in Appleton on July 19, 1930. He graduated from Appleton High School’ “Class of 48”’ then proudly serving in the Marine Corps…

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Angie Bridenhagen left a message on May 13, 2019:
Carol,
I am sorry to hear about Jack! I did not hear the news until today otherwise I would have attended the service. I am honored to have met and had the privelege of working with him. He is a special one that will keep a piece of my heart! I hope that your wonderful memories and knowing that he is in all his glory and no longer suffering will help ease your sorrow.
Jim Romenesko left a message on May 10, 2019:
I am so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. Your family was blessed to be led, loved, and taught by such a principled, faithful man.

May many wonderful memories comfort you in the days to come.
Judi binley left a message on May 7, 2019:
Carol, so very sorry for your loss. Jack was so kind and always willing to help! My thoughts go to you and your family.
Heidi Verbeten left a message on May 5, 2019:
Heartfelt blessings to you and your family Joe. Thinking of you at this time of loss.
Dan & Lori Lavalle left a message on May 5, 2019:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Pankratz family during this sad time. Joe, I will always remember him as he helped us move into the Weimer St house and supplied us with various video games. He leaves behind a wonderful family and I know you will all be a great source of comfort and support to one another. We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

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Marcia and Dale Broeren left a message on May 3, 2019:
Our deepest sympathy Carol to you and your family.
Annette Johnson left a message on May 2, 2019:
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of great loss. It was an honor to visit John in the hospital. May God's blessing, peace and love fill you with goodness and grace.
Chaplain Netty
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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