Iva V. Brum
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Iva V. Brum
  • March 23, 1927 - November 4, 2017
  • Modesto, California

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Iva Brum
March 23, 1927 ~ November 4, 2017
Mrs. Iva Vieira da Rocha Brum, better known as Iva Brum, "Entered into Rest" on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at her Modesto home at the age of 90. She was born in Agualva, Terceira, Azores, she was a resident of Fremont, CA for 40 years and the last 5 years in Modesto, CA. Mrs. Brum is survived by: Two Sons - Fernando H. Brum of Cabo Da Praia, Terceira, Azores and Paul R. Brum and His Wife Evelyn Brum of Livermore, CA, Three Daughters - Maria Alaide Rocha and Her Husband, John Rocha of Galt, CA, Iva Maria Martins and Her Husband Valdemiro Martins of Modesto and Mary Rocha Meirinho and Her Husband Tony Meirinho of Modesto. Ten Grandchildren and their spouses - Randy Rocha, Erik Rocha, Michael Brum, Melvin Brum, Brian Martins, Danny Martins, Larry Meirinho, Mark Meirinho, Melissa Machado, Paul E. Brum and Eighteen Great Grandchildren. Her three brothers Fernando Da Rocha of Los Altos, Manuel Da Rocha of Praia da Victoria, and Alvarino Da Rocha of Sao Jose as well as one sister Salome Cardoso of Fremont. She is preceded to heaven by her husband Manuel Martins Brum of Modesto, her parents Maria de Sao Jose da Rocha and Francisco Cardoso da Rocha of Agualva, four brothers, and one sister.
Iva loved her family dearly and loved family gatherings. She enjoyed holiday get togethers especially hosting Thanksgiving every year. Her love for her 10 grandchildren was strong and she would take every opportunity to visit them or have them over during the weekends and summer vacations.
She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church of Fremont and Portuguese Athletic Club of San Jose. There will be a combined Rosary and Funeral Mass 10AM Thursday, November 9, 2017 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 1200 Maze Blvd., Modesto, CA. Interment to follow the Mass at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock, CA.
Arrangements under the direction of Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service (FD504), Turlock, CA.