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The 15th biennial Brack Reunion was held on Aug. 1 at the City Auditorium in LaCrosse. Eighty-eight descendants and guests registered under the families of John Peter (23), Henry (29), Johannas (33) and Philip (3).
Judi Brack Johnson, President welcomed all and gave the meal prayer. A pot luck dinner was enjoyed by all. A sing-a-long was lead by Delmer and Kelly Seltmann in German and English.
Names were announced of family members who have departed since the last reunion and a moment of silence was dedicated to them.
The business meeting was conducted by Judi Brack Johnson. A new historian is needed. Darla Hanks read the minutes of the previous reunion and gave the treasurer’s report. Announcements were made from the group. The next reunion will be held in LaCrosse on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. The meeting ended with the group singing “God Be With You Till We Meet Again.”
Prizes were presented to Zelda Brack, for the eldest female; Carl Schlegel, eldest male; Declan Fitzmorris, youngest in attendance; and Delano Brack for traveling the furthest. A door prize went to Marrily McCamey.
Those who registered were: Eldon and Alice Brozek, Dale and Donna Schadel, Jackie and Orville Monroe, Bret and Connie Eulert, Billy and Gladys Brack, Cathy Vonfeldt, Jared and Shari Vonfeldt, Morris and Judi Brack Johnson, Roberta Brack, Melvin and Eunice Dreher, Keith W. Brack, Charlotte Schneider, Marrily McCamey, all of Great Bend; Eudale and Magdalene Brack, Mark, Lisa and Martin Brack, Harold and Norma Wagner, Laurel and Anita Hergert, Terry and Darla Hanks, all of Otis; Kelly Seltmann, Delmer and Leola Seltmann, Gary L. Brack, all of Wichita; Twilia Grumbein of Alexander; LaChelle, Ryan and Declan Fitzmorris, Carl and Darlene Schlegel, Shawna Hanks, all of Hays; Keith and Glenda Brack, of Albert; Wilma Marshall, Paul and Fara Popp, all of Russell; Alberta Brack, Kay and Fred Ummel, all of Hoisington; Zelda Brack, Ruthetta-Irvin, Lorene Parker, Ann Parker, Kay Fiala, Jeannette Yost, Marie Brack, Sandy Elpers, all of LaCrosse; Arlene Rolfs, of Geneso; Tim Melissa and Rachel Dickson of Ellinwood; Adair Brack, Morris L. Brack, of Ellis; Gary Mantz, of Bazine; Wendell Brack, Mike Brack, of Liberal; Karen and Francis Hawks, Paula Rothe, Rob Dreher, Kay alwx and Drandan Dreher, all of Hutchinson; Helen Elliott, Etta V. Brack, of Goodland; Ashley Helpingstine, Destiny Helpinstine, of Syacuse; Rita Schank, of St. John; Lucille Serpan and guest, of Larned; Brenda Heely, of Ranson; Mary Steinert, Robert Steinert, Dianne Rean, of Aurora, Colo.; Dayton F. Brack, of Amarillo, Tx.; Delano and Sue Brack, of Bella Vista, Ark.