Fara Mae (Brack) Popp, 81, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
Fara was born on July 13, 1933 on the family farm north of Otis, Kansas, the daughter of Edwin and Phoebe (Keil) Brack. She grew up on the farm and graduated from Otis High School.
Fara was united in marriage to Paul Popp on June 15, 1958 in Otis, Kansas. This union was blessed with a son Allan. They made their home in Russell, Kansas.
Fara was a devoted wife and homemaker. She also was known for making pies for restaurants in Russell, like the Tower and Sale Barn Café. Early in life she worked for the grocery store in Otis. She also assisted her parents on the farm when needed.
Fara was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing cards on the computer, sewing, crocheting, and joining her friends with the McDonald’s Breakfast Club.
Surviving family include her husband of 56 years, Paul of the home; son, Allan Popp (Colette Gnad) of Hays, Kansas; sister, Mary Ann LeRoy of Wichita, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Russell City Cemetery in Russell. Visitation will be from 9 AM to 8 PM Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, with the family present to greet friends from 6 PM to 7 PM. A Memorial has been established with the American Diabetes Association. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.