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Morris Brack

April 27, 2019


Morris Brack, age 84, of Ellis, Kansas passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Edwards County Hospital in Kinsley, Kansas. He was born May 18, 1934 in Ellis County, Kansas to Issac and Bertha (Schumm) Brack. He graduated from Ellis High School in 1952. On October 5, 1963 he married Margaret Keller in Ellis at St. Mary’s Church.

Morris worked for the Ellis County Highway department for 39 years operating a High Loader. He was a US Army veteran serving in Germany in 1957 and 1958. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church and the Ellis Knights of Columbus. He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed visiting with friends at Love’s and his pride and joy was the farm.

He is survived by his wife Margaret of 55 years of Ellis; a son, Mark Brack (Gail) of Ellis; two daughters, Maryl Gottschalk (Tim) of Ellis and Margo Brack of Ellis; a brother, Adair Brack of Ellis; grandchildren, Jerome Gottschalk (Jenni), Kimberly Gottschalk, Keisha Ghumm (Ethan), Kaishen Brack; step grandchildren, Sarah Dreiling (Joe), Todd Walker, Christy Schoenthaler (Devin), great grandchildren, Julian Gottschalk, Braxton Ghumm; great step grandchildren, Elizabeth Dreiling, Eli Dreiling, Emmett Dreiling and Easton Schoenthaler.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Vada Lacore and brothers, Gilbert, Raymond, Marvin and Palmer Brack.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, May 4, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellis.

Memorial visitation will be Saturday 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM with a rosary service at 10:00 AM all at St. Mary’s Church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Mary’s Church.

Arrangements in care of Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637. Condolences may be sent by guest book at or by email at

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