Mary L. Brace
Mary L. Brace
  • December 23, 1919 - November 30, 2017
  • Machesney Park, Illinois

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Mary L. Brace, 97, of Machesney Park passed away Thursday November 30, 2017 at Alden Debes with family by her side.
Mary was born on December 23, 1919 in Wilton Junction, IA, the daughter of Adam and Emma (Hammann) Dach. She married Donald W. Brace on February 21, 1942 and Donald preceded her in death on October 19, 1966. Mary was of the Lutheran Faith and worked at Barber-Colman Company for 27 years. Mary loved crocheting and making christening gowns for dolls. She lived at Heritage Woods where she enjoyed spending time with all her friends.
Mary is survived by son Elroy Brace; daughters Karen (Greg) Poff and Phyllis (Ron) Kitsemble; brother Erwin (Virginia) Dach and sister June Powell; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Fred Brace and his wife Cheryl, daughter-in-law Yoko Brace, siblings Carl, Max, Herb, Walter, Helen and Esther.
A service to celebrate Mary's life will be 11:00 am on Monday December 4, 2017 at Sunset Funeral Home 8800 N. Alpine Road in Machesney Park; visitation for Mary will be from 9:00 am until service time on Monday at the funeral home.