Marjorie R. Kidwell Cavanaugh, 96, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center in Cedar Rapids. On Jan. 19, family and friends for services at the graveside at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her memory to St. Luke’s Hospice in Cedar Rapids.
Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.
Marjorie Ruth Odell was born June 21, 1916, in Brooks, the daughter of Arthur and Grace (Ireland) Odell. She attended schools in Murray graduating from high school there in 1933. She married Franklin C. Kidwell on April 1, 1933. In addition to raising her family, she assisted her husband in various business ventures over the years. Frank died in 1975. She later married Thomas Cavanaugh on April 26, 1980. Thomas died in 1988.
Local survivors include Kevin (Carol) Kidwell of Solon.