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Jessica Hotchkiss

ONTONAGON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Jessica Hotchkiss, 35, of Wakefield, died on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in the evening as a result of a one-car accident in Ontonagon Township.

Jessica was born on July 9, 1984, to Marvin and Cindy (Shuping) Brozzo in Ironwood.

Jessica was a very active girl in high school; and she participated in band, track, basketball and softball. She was very friendly and had a lot of friends.

Jessica dabbled in different jobs working at Brite Shop I Sub Shop, as a gas station attendee and as a deli worker.

Jessica is survived by the people that were special to her, her three boys, Wayne Alan Braun III, Hunter Joshua Braun and Colhten Joseph Braun of Rice Lake, Wis .; the father of her children, Wayne Braun Jr. (Billie Joe) of Rice Lake; mother, Cindy Brozzo of Ironwood; father, Marvin Hotchkiss of Appleton, Wis .; brother, Joshua Hotchkiss of Ironwood; sister, Tamatha (Jack) Grant of Florida City, Fla .; brother-in-law, Wayne Grant of Wausau, Wis .; uncles, Ed (Peggy) and Joe (Mary); her fiancé, Jediah Jeffery; father-in-law, Wayne Braun Sr .; and grandmother, Donna Merz.

A dual memorial service will be held at Westgate Nursing Home, 1500 N. Lowell St., Ironwood, on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. preceded by a visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of service for Jessica and her stepfather, Joseph Brozzo. Cake will be served at 11 a.m.

McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home, Ironwood, is assisting the family. For more information or to express online condolences, visit