Melrose — Ida (Jorgensen) Strauch passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Ida was born in Denmark and immigrated to the USA with her late husband, Lars in February 1947. Her homes throughout her life were in Denmark, New York, California and Massachusetts. Ida will be greatly missed by her daughters, Lis Wagner and her husband, Fred of Melrose, Ann Carlson and her husband, Craig of Andover; her grandchildren, Candice Mangan and her husband, Sean of Medford, Tristina Lawler and her husband, Matthew of Georgetown and JonLars Carlson of Andover and her great-grandchildren, Carsten and Charlie as well as many nieces, nephews and relatives in Denmark.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 360 South Main Street, Andover on Saturday, September 15 at 2 p.m. A celebration of her life will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ida's name to Faith Lutheran Church Building Fund.