2811 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61103
Born: Friday, December 31, 1948
Passed: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
2/20/2017 | 4:00 pm -
North Main Chapel
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Ira L. Bragg Jr., 68, of Rockford, passed away at home surround by loved ones on February 14, 2017. He was born on December 31, 1948 in Charleston, West Virginia, the son of Ira Lee and Jess (Neal) Bragg Sr. Ira served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1976. He married Kathleen McBride in November 1967. Ira was a machinist for 32 years with John S. Barnes/Haldex Hydraulics, he participated on the rifle team and baseball team while employed there.
He is survived by his daughters, Kaarina (Jeff Sr.) Wubben of Rockford, IL and Laurie Sievert of Davis Junction, IL; sons, Ira Lee (Talia Acosta) Bragg III of Milwaukee, WI and Thomas Bragg of Rockford, IL; grandchildren, Jade, Noah, Isiah, Jeffrey Jr., Rachel, Destiny, Julia, Anton, Harmony, Anthony, and Angelo; great-granddaughter, Emily; half- sister, Sherri Zink, brother-in-law, Gerald Stiles; and life-long friend, John Schaffer; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father, Ira L. Bragg Sr. of W.VA; mother, Jess (Jazz) Neal of NJ; sister, Ella Stiles of Rockford,IL; significant other, Shirley Peppers of Rockford, IL; grandson, Joshua Bragg; and mother of his children, Kathleen Bragg. A special thank you to Kendall and Delana from NI Hospice and friend, Lara.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Monday, February 20, 2017 in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, North Main Chapel, 2811 N. Main St., Rockford. Memorials may be made to the family. To share a memory or send an online condolence, visit olsonfh.com.
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