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Ellen Jolene (Brauer) Knack 1948 - 2020
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Brian Thomas Mitchell

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Ellen Jolene (Brauer) Knack was born to Herbert and Dora (Ideker) Brauer on April 19, 1948 in Hays, Kan. She was baptized into the Christian faith on May 9, 1948 at the farmhouse by Pastor Brack from Bazine’s Lutheran Church and confirmed her faith on April 29, 1962 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend, Kan. She died in Lakewood, Colo., on Oct. 7, 2020.

She graduated from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1968 with an AA. She graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s Degree, and from the University of Northern Colorado with a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology.

She married Edward Knack on July 26, 1986 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Carol Sue. She is survived by her husband Ed; one sister Cathy; and stepchildren son Jerry, and Shelly, and Brenda.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Colo.


Funeral arrangements provided by

Advantage Runyan Stevenson Funeral Home

6425 West Alameda Ave. 

Lakewood, CO 80226.

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 30, 2020