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Sponsored obituary: Michael Edward Bratton II

His caring nature, his love for those around him, his contagious smile and sparkling brown eyes will be remembered forever as his ability to touch the lives and souls of so many will live on in our hearts forever.

A celebration to remember the vibrant life of Michael Edward Bratton II will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16 at Twin Cities Church. A reception will follow immediately at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Michael passed at his home in Nevada City Saturday morning March 11. He was 25.

Michael was born in Grass Valley on August 14, 1980 to Mike and Robin Bratton. He graduated from Nevada Union High School in 1998 and received his Bachelors of Arts in Marketing from Sacramento State University in 2002. Michael was a Broker Associate at ERA Cornerstone Realty in Grass Valley.

An avid sports enthusiast, Mike spent his time playing sports, coaching football at Nevada Union High School, hiking, skiing and enjoying the outdoors. Most important to him, however, was the time he gave to those friends and family he held so dear to his heart. He was loved by so many.

Michael is lovingly survived by his parents Mike and Robin Bratton, his sister and brother-in-law Jennifer and Jason Maier, his brothers Kevin and Joey Bratton and so many, many more friends and family members whose lives were enriched by his spirit.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Twin Cities Youth Activities and a Nevada Union Football Scholarship fund in his name care of Citizens Bank, (530) 478-6000.

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