McINTOSH, Ida Frances (née Brown)

Born on May 13, 1923. Passed away on May 3, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Corangamarah. Daughter of Milton and Eliza (both dec). Adored sister of Nancy (McGarvie (dec). Beloved wife of Ian (dec). Cherished mother of Andrew and Anne McIntosh, Alison and Martin van der Linden. Adored Nanny Ida to Eliza and Grant, Edward and Tamara, Duncan and Molly, Julia and Thomas. Great-Nanny to Henry and Matilda.


I carry your heart (I carry it in my heart) – E.E.Cummings

Funeral Notice

Service: Monday May 10, 2021

A Memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Ida Frances McIntosh will held in the Chapel at Wesley Place, 15 Skene Street, Colac on Monday, May 10, 2021 commencing at 10.30 a.m.

In accordance with family wishes a Private Interment has been held.


For those unable to attend the funeral in person a live stream will be provided.  click here



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  1. To Andrew, Alison and all your families,
    Deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of your beautiful Mum, Mother-in-law, Nanna.
    She was a very special Lady.
    I have fond memories of your Mum and Dad from many years ago.
    Regards Heather Ennor(Connley)

    Heather Ennor (Connley) May 5 2021 5:44 pm
  2. Deepest sympathy to all the family
    Ida was a lovely Lady so interested in the betterment of Colac on many levels
    A long time friend of my Mum the late Bay Delahunty
    A long life well lived
    Peter Delahunty ( Alvie ) and my sisters Judith abs Elizabeth

    Peter Delahunty May 6 2021 8:06 am
  3. Dearest Andrew, Ali and families. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. What a vibrant, beautiful woman your Mum was. May your memories be a consolation during this sad time.
    Kind regards
    Leonie, Barry and girls

    Leonie OBrien May 6 2021 2:41 pm
  4. That was a lovely tribute to our beautiful, wise and caring friend, Ida.
    She has been a precious friend to Diana for over 60 years.

    Our love and thoughts are with Andrew, Alison and Ida’s extended family,

    With fond memories,
    Diana, Rilda and Anthea

    Diana Cowan May 10 2021 11:50 am
  5. To Andrew, Alison & families, what an honour to meet such a beautiful , inspiring lady . Ida your knowledge & wisdom ,will never be forgotten . Loved by many xxx

    Bernice Jenkins May 14 2021 8:09 pm

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