Ute Borghild Bracewell, 75 of Victoria, passed away Friday, April 26th, 2019. Family and friends will gather for a Celebration of Life service at 2:00PM, Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Hwy. in Victoria.
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Ute was born January 21, 1944 in Jena, Germany to the late Georg and Ursula Bruckner. She met, Curtis Bracewell in Houston, Texas in the early 1970’s, and they were married February 14, 1975. Together they enjoyed traveling back her home country of Germany and having fun in Las Vegas. Ute had a green thumb and loved working in her flower garden and in the yard, she also was an avid reader. Over the years, Ute worked in bookkeeping for Texas Commerce Bank and Interstate Bank in Houston and at several department stores including Gemco, Lord & Taylor, Foley’s and Macy’s. Ute and Curtis lived in the Houston area, Rockport and most recently in the Victoria area. Ute was preceded in death by her parents, Georg and Ursula Bruckner; a sibling that died at birth and her daughter, Cleo Borkowski in 2011.
Ute leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 44 years, Curtis Bracewell of Victoria; sons, David Russell and his wife, Ruth of San Antonio and Steven Russell and his wife, Kelly of Porter; stepsons, Cameron Bracewell and his wife, Tina of Orange Park, FL and Clinton Bracewell and his wife, Ilene of Morristown, TN; grandchildren, Jim Russell, Jordan Russell, Taylor Borkowski and Jared Borkowski; step-grandchildren, Danika, Blake, Camryn, Cayden, McKenzie and McKethan; along with numerous other nieces and nephews.
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