Ida E. Koulas, age 83, passed away at her home in Salt Lake City on December 21, 1990.

She was born on May 12, 1907 in Wheeler, Kansas to Roy L. and Ellen Annette Van Ornam. She grew up in Hardy, Nebraska in a family of seven sisters and two brothers. Graduate of Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Hastings, Nebraska. Came to Salt Lake to work at the LDS Hospital which she did for many years before her retirement.She married Nicholas Koulas and he preceded her in death in 1961.

Survived by a son, Steven Koulas; a daughter, Ellen A. Horrocks; and a stepdaughter, Mary Johnson; all of Salt Lake City; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by a sister, Ruth Powell of California.

Ida loved and was loved by her many friends at the Friendship Manor where she resided for 16 years.

Private Family Services on Wednesday, December 26th, with interment in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.