Johnson, Lorraine Virginia Pankhurst
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Lorraine Virginia Pankhurst Johnson, 96, of Wisconsin-American Drive, Fond du Lac, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the Woodlands Senior Park.
She was born Aug. 27, 1916, in North Fond du Lac, the daughter of Grant R. and Marie L. Gladoske Pankhurst.
Lorraine was a graduate of North Fond du Lac High School, class of 1935.
On Dec. 28, 1947, she was united in marriage with Wallace K. Johnson at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Fond du Lac.
She was employed as a beautician for 18 years.
Lorraine was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Fond du Lac, belonged to the church's Ladies Aid and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 156.
She is survived by three nephews, Grant Pankhurst, Lava Hot Springs, ID; Steven (Carol) Pankhurst, Fairbanks, AK; and Richard (Kristin) Pankhurst, Chico, CA; two nieces, Susan (John) Sample, Auburn, CA; and Sharon (Richard) Zinn, Juneau, AK; and her cousin, Maxine Jones of Milwaukee.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Wallace, February 18, 1973; and a brother, Ray E. (Jean A.) Pankhurst.
Lorraine will always be remembered for her love of family and her great sense of humor.
There will be no visitation.
A graveside service will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at noon, at Estabrooks Cemetery.
Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family.
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Nov. 14, 2012