Samuel Louis Brock, 79, of Russell, Kansas, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at his home with his loved ones by his side.
Sam was born September 27, 1943 in Sabetha, Kansas. He was one of three sons born to Dale A., Sr., and Lucille N. (Spiker) Brock. He grew up in Sabetha and graduated from Sabetha High School in the Class of 61. He then attended Emporia State University where he obtained his degree in Business and Accounting. He also served his country in the Army National Guard.
Sam was united in marriage to Marcia McCuistion on June 4, 1966. This union was blessed with two daughters; Sonya and Stephanie. Later he was united in marriage to Lana (Teel) Foster on July 10, 1998. They made their home in Russell.
Sam was a Co-Owner of Morris & Brock Accounting which later became Gudenkauf, Malone & Brock, Inc. He retired in 2014. He was an active member of the Russell Elks Lodge # 1715. He enjoyed all aspects of sports, fishing, following his family’s activities and spending time at his cabin at the lake.
Sam’s surviving family include his wife of 24 years, Lana of the home; daughters, Sonya Schinkel of Lawrence, Kansas and Stephanie Dunn (Chris) of Lenexa, Kansas; step-sons, Douglas Foster (Bonnie) of Wichita, Kansas and David Foster (Summer) of Alva, Oklahoma; brothers, Dale Brock (Esther) of Spiceland, Indiana and Dennis Brock (Carol) of Reading, Kansas; sister in-law Mickey Long and seven grandchildren, Jane, Peter, Neva, Merle, Sydney, Beau and Mary Kate; many nieces, nephews and friends. Sam was preceded in death by his parents.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at the Russell Elks Lodge #1715 at a later date. Memorials may be give to the Russell Elks Lodge or the Russell Regional Hospital. Condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.