Alyce A. Brda, age 86, of McHenry, passed away Friday, January 7, 2011, at home.
She was born August 21, 1924 in Ringwood, the daughter of Grace (Heimer) and Karl Bradley.
On May 7, 1949, she married George Brda at St. Mary’s at the Lake Episcopal Church in Crystal Lake.
Alyce enjoyed “scratching around in her yard” in McHenry, where she and George shared their lives together. George preceded her in death in 1986. Alyce remained in her home in McHenry, where her loving daughter Lane cared for her until the time of her death.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Alyce was preceded in death by her dear son, Jeffrey, in 1977, and her dear sister Elaine Todd, in 1997.
She is survived by her son, Gregory (Lee) Brda of Campbellsport, WI, and her daughter, Lane (Eddie) Engel of Genoa City, WI. She is further survived by her grandson, Jeremy (Leslie) Hill, and a great grandson, Mason Hill.
Cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at Woodland Cemetery at a later date.
For information, call Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Friends may send the family an on-line condolence at www.justenfh.com.