Sylvester Earnest Brace was born May 4, 1925, in Burt son of Gerald and Tressie (Ringsdorf) Brace. He grew up on a farm near Burt graduating from Burt High School in 1943.
On June 19, 1949, Sylvester was united in marriage to Beatrice "Charlene" Rath at the Methodist Church in Algona. They farmed and raised their three sons near Lone Rock. Sylvester enjoyed playing cards, gardening, attending flea markets, collecting farm toys, and he loved his chocolate too. He was an active member of the Lone Rock Presbyterian Church serving on many church groups throughout the years. He also was a member of Farm Bureau for 40 plus years serving as president for 3 years. Sylvester also served as a Fenton Township Trustee.
Sylvester became a resident of Acura Healthcare in Bancroft in April, 2017. He died Saturday, January 26, 2019, under the care of Hospice of the Heartland. He was 93.
He is survived by ; three sons, Keven Brace and his wife Darlene of Ames, Jason Brace and his wife Deanne of Lone Rock, and Brian Brace and his wife Kari of Algona; seven grandchildren, Vesper Brace of Ames, Chandra Haak and husband Brian of Chanhassen, MN, Jessa Erickson and her husband Jason of Walnut, Aaron Brace and his wife Amy of Ankeny, Amber Brace of Mankato, Briana Vautier and her husband Cole of Johnston, and Hannah Brace (Dave Connick) of Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada; and six great-grandchildren, Maya, Peter, and Adam Haak, Piper and Oliver Erickson, and Eli Brace. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Charlene Brace on November 27, 2017.
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So sorry to hear of your father's death - may all the memories of your life bring you comfort and laughter when you think of him
So sorry for your loss. You have our sympathies during this difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of great loss. Enjoy the memories!
Thoughts and prayers to the family!
I enjoyed getting to know your Dad will working in Bancroft!
💔💔💔💔. Sue Sabin
Sorry to hear of your Dads passing. May those memories sustain you now & in the years ahead for each of you family members.
Sorry to hear about your dad. I have many memories of visits back forth between our families. Was so glad my husband and I stopped in September to see my family at the nursing facility. Lord bless the family and provide peace for you. Susan Payne Stump
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