Margaret Brainerd, a long time Marshalltown, died Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the age of 99. Her service will be in Cameron, Mo., where she had been living with her daughter. She was married to Edward K. "Bud" Brainerd. She had three children, Mary Ann (Bill) McCurdy, Peggy Jo (Warren) Buchwald, and David Edward (Amy) Brainerd. She has 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren and one "adopted" son, D.D. Gorsuch. She had Jesus in her heart.