Donald Brace

Donald David Brace

Tuesday, March 26th, 1935 - Friday, May 22nd, 2020
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Donald David Brace, 85, of Ironwood, passed away on May 22, 2020 at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley, Wisconsin.

He was born on March 26, 1935, in Ironwood Township, Michigan, the son of David and Dorothy (Johnson) Brace. He attended local schools.

On June 6, 1970, Donald married Dorleen Nygrad. She preceded him in death on April 7, 2001.

He was employed at O’Conners and, Ahonen Lumber Companies and White Pine Copper Company.

Donald loved going to Little Girl’s Point to his camp. He loved spending time with his brother, Kenny, and his best friend, Dave Johnson and his friend, Bob Pertile.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Dorothy Brace; his wife, Dorleen; sister, Janice Cummings, and brother, Ernest Brace.

Donald is survived by his brother, Kenny Brace; sister, Jean (Loyd) Wilbanks; nieces, Chris, Pam and Becky; and nephew, Lee.

A graveside service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hurley on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at 3 pm with Fr. Frank Kordek OFM officiating.

The family has chosen McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home, Ironwood, to honor Donald’s legacy of life. You can leave a condolence or a tribute at
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 3:00pm
    St. Mary's Cemetery
    U. S. Hwy. 51
    Hurley, WI 54534
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    Fr. Frank Kordek OFM
  • Interment

    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Hwy. 51
    HURLEY, WI 54534
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Lauri Johnson Lammers

Posted at 07:18pm
I so loved Chipper! Such a sweet and kind soul. My Dad and I visited with him often when I was growing up in Saxon. You shall be missed cousin.

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