She was born Nov. 2, 1927, in St. Paul to Herman M. and Lula A. Torno Striedel. She was a teacher at A.C. Jones High School.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Brown; and a son, Ronald Box.
Survivors include a son, Mitchell (Alice) Box of Beeville; three grandsons, Russell Martinez, Mitchell Box Jr. and Jonathan Box; and a brother, H.E. (Lina) Striedel.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cochran Funeral Home in Livingston, with Robert Raif officiating. Interment followed in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Livingston.
Pallbearers were Russell Martinez, Mitchell Box Jr., Jonathan Box, Stuart Wofford, James McCord, Joseph McCord, John El McCord and Justin McCord.
Arrangements were under the direction of Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston. Sign the online register at www.cochranfh.com.