Mary A. Brecht, 102, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Funeral Mass was Wednesday, Feb. 25, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with Father Tim Sheedy presiding. The burial followed in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Brosh Chapel in Solon.
Mary was born Feb. 2, 1913, the daughter of Thomas F. and Johanna (Dwyer) Kelly. She married Floyd Brecht on Aug. 4, 1934, in Ottumwa.