Elizabeth A. Ida, 93, of Augusta, passed away very peacefully on Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, 2019, with her loving family at her side. She was in hospice care at Augusta Health and Rehabilitation.
Elizabeth Adeline Daniels, the daughter of George and Benedicta (Schretenthaler) Daniels, was born on June 22, 1925.
She was an active member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Augusta, the Alter Society and taught C.C.D. classes for many years.
She graduated from Augusta High School in 1943 and the Eau Claire Teachers’ College, and went on to teach for 20 years.
Elizabeth was united in marriage to Donald Ida on October 11, 1952 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Augusta.
Elizabeth will be dearly missed by Donald, her loving husband of 66 years; 4 children, Mary (Tom) Dahlby of LaCrosse, Allen Ida (Carol White)of Eau Claire, Gary (Pamela) Ida of Eau Claire, Dennis (Anne Marie) Ida of Chippewa Falls; 8 grandchildren, Michael Dahlby, Lauren (Nick) Jankowski, Julie Dahlby, Jeremy Dahlby, Bethany Ida, Melissa (Jared) Nichols, Paige Ida (Chris Engel), Grant Ida (Karen Hansen); and 2 great grandchildren, Wilson and Vivian Jankowski.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents; and sister Irene and her husband, Carroll Hoffman.
A mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, Jan 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Raymond’s of Penafort Catholic Church in Brackett, rural Fall Creek, with Father Daniel Sedlacek officiating. Burial was in the West Lawn Cemetery in Augusta.
A visitation was held Friday afternoon and evening at the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta, where a rosary service was recited at 7:30 p.m.
The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff at the Augusta Health and Rehabilitation and the St. Croix Hospice Team for the wonderful care and loving support given to Elizabeth and her family during this time.