Ida L. Brown, 80, of 1503 2nd Avenue S.E., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, November 13, 2010, in her home. Memorial Service: 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, by Chaplain Donnita Payne-Hostetler. Friends may call from 1 until service at the funeral home on Wednesday. Burial: Oakhill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include her daughters, Renee Martenia of Grandview, Missouri, 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 December 8, 1929, in Washington, Iowa, Ida was the daughter of Mabel (Biggs) Jackson. She was a retired executive chef.
Idas joys were bingo, cooking and sharing food with the world, and truly loved her family especially her Royal.