HOISINGTON — Twilla Joyce Brack, 83, died April 25, 2015, at Hays Medical Center in Hays. She was born July 20, 1931, on a farmstead west of Hoisington, the daughter of Henry Cordrey and Maudie Elizabeth (Anglin) Spires. Twilla attended Hoisington High School.
On Jan. 22, 1949, she married Ralph D. Brack, in Independence. He died June 30, 2000.
Twilla worked as a nurse’s aide for nine years at the Hoisington Hospital. She then worked the next nine years as an office nurse for Dr. Robert Moore and later retired as a dental assistant for Dr. Blake Herres. A people person by nature, Twilla’s life brought her into close contact with probably hundreds of people.
Survivors include a son, Dennis Brack and wife Kellie of Great Bend; three daughters, Reatha Michaelis and husband Roger of Great Bend, Terry Schneider and husband Norbert of Hoisington, and Verna Hoover and husband Wayne of Pierce City, Mo.; five brothers and sisters, Briace Spires of Norton, Basil Jantz of Salina, Clayton Spires of Hoisington, Shirley Juby of Gillette, Wyo., and William Spires of Westminster, Colo.; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and an infant daughter, Denise Brack; three sisters, Nadine Beeman, Melba Maggard and Berniece Whittaker, and a brother, LaVern Spires.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, at Hoisington Bible Church, with the Rev. Gary Clark presiding. Interment will be in Hoisington City Cemetery. Friends may call 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, with family to receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Hoisington Bible Church in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.nicholsonrickefh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home**
P.O. Box 146; 415 N. Main
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 26, 2015