Monday, December 26, 2022

Obituary - Rachael Kelly Morasch

Rachael Kelly Morasch, age 54, a resident of rural Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, December 22, 2022, at her home. She was born December 17, 1968, in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Gary Morasch and Nina C. Bertino Morasch. Rachel grew up in Kansas City area. 

Growing up, Rachael had great memories of traveling with her aunt and uncle around the country especially taking trips to New York City to visit her grandparents. Rachel had worked in the medical claims business for over twenty years. She was currently employed as a supervisor for Cobalt Med Plans. Rachael lived a life dedicated to helping others. She was devoted and loving single mother to her three children. 

Rachael tried her best to make special memories with her family. Her children have many recollections of Halloween antics, camping and canoeing trips, and especially of the many silly pranks she pulled on them over the years. Rachael had a love for animals and was always willing to help an animal in need. She was also an avid fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and will remembered for her many pre-game rituals. Later, Rachel provided care for her ailing mother, Nina, who passed away in May of this year.

Survivors include her three children, Devon Morasch (Christina) of Nevada, Missouri, Morgan Gordon (Ethan) of Gardner, Kansas and Chelsea Goff (David) of Ft. Scott, Kansas and five grandchildren, Quinton, Delilah, Waylon, Dawson and Shepard. Also surviving are an uncle and aunt, Philip and Jeanette Bertino of Melbourne, Australia and a sister, Vivian Westphal (Mark) of Overland Park, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 31st at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. 

Memorials are suggested to the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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