Ida Brosz, 103, Jamestown, ND died Saturday January 3, 2015 at the Ave Maria Village in Jamestown, ND.
Ida Mayer was born March 1, 1911 at the family farm home SW of Gackle, ND, the daughter of John M. Mayer and Katherina (Gienger) Mayer. She attended the local rural school where she received her elementary education and grew to womanhood in the vicinity where she helped on the family farm.
She and Christian Brosz were married July 1, 1937 in the First Congregational Church at Gackle, ND. They farmed on the Brosz home place near Alfred until 1942 when they bought a farm 1 mile south of Gackle where they lived until Christ passed away June 30, 1970. Ida retired to Gackle in September of 1970. She entered the Gackle Care and in 2011 she moved to Jamestown where she resided at the Ave Maria Village.
She was a member of the First UCC Church, the Senior Ladies Aid, and the Gackle Senior Citizens group. She enjoyed singing in the church choir, her flower beds and continued to do hand embroidering until she was 103.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Christ, 7 brothers, John, Ben, August, Gust, Leonhardt, Ludwig, Paul and 6 sisters, Eva, Christina, Mathilda, Lydia, Anna and Rosina.
Visitation - 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Wednesday @ the Funeral Home in Jamestown
Prayer Service - 7:00 PM Wednesday @ the funeral home in Jamestown
Funeral Services - 11:00 AM Thursday January 8, 2015 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Gackle, ND, with Pastor Rick Steele, officiating
Interment - Gackle Cemetery, Gackle, ND