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Ellen K (Morris) Kuckuck

April 6, 1962 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 59)
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Ellen K. Kuckuck, age 59 of Defiance, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at her residence in Defiance, Ohio.  
She was born on April 6, 1962 to the late George and Berta (Smith) Morris in Defiance, Ohio. On July 21, 1979 she married Bill C. Kuckuck, who survives. 

Ellen was co-owner of Morris Floor Covering. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sitting poolside with her grandchildren, feeding the birds, family cookouts and drag racing. She loved attending car shows, especially to see her favorite orange cars with black stripes. Spending time with her family was always her priority, and she will be sadly missed by her family and many good friends.
Ellen is survived by her loving husband Bill Kuckuck of Defiance, her two sons, Bill (Kathy) Kuckuck of Defiance and Levi (April) Kuckuck of Wauseon, OH, two daughters, Jenna (Josh) Gerken of Edon, OH and Janelle (Jeremy) Snider of Camp Pendleton, CA. She also leaves behind ten grandchildren; Dylan, Carlea, Xander, Kayde, Dean, Barrett, Trevon, Brailynn, Bricynn and Blakley, her brothers; George R. (Tonie) Morris Jr., Rudy (Julee) Morris and David (Bobi) Morris, six sisters; Connie (Tom) Haver, Tina (Gary) Siler, Sarah (Mark) Wolfrum, Jenny (Tim) Greear, Janice (Mike) Wolfrum and Gina (Gannon) Bryant, five brothers-in-law, one sister-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Berta Morris, and her stepfather, Raymond Bott. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with Deacon Mark Homier officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverview Memory Gardens.
Memorials are suggested to VFW Post #3360. Online condolences can be given at


April 6, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
April 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512


VFW Post 3360
Defiance OH 43512

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