Brown, Ida L.
Ida L. Brown, 80, of 1503 Second Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, in her home. Memorial service: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, by Chaplain Donnita Payne-Hostetler. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial: Oakhill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include her daughters, Renee Martenia of Grandview, Mo., Tamara Martenia of Cedar Rapids, Trisha (Danny) Oldes of Des Moines, and Ethel Brown of Cedar Rapids; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and her life partner, Paul Meyer of Cedar Rapids.
Ida was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Chata Martenia; son, Shaun Jackson; and sister, Doris Tucker.
Born Dec. 8, 1929, in Washington, Iowa, Ida was the daughter of Mabel (Biggs) Jackson. She was a retired executive chef.
Ida’s joys were bingo, cooking and sharing food with the world, and truly loved her family, especially her Royal.
Please sign the online guest book for Ida at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.