Idaho State Journal, 04/26/12
GEORGETOWN — Romola Hansen Solum, 94 years old, died peacefully on April 24, 2012, in Montpelier, Idaho. Romola was born September 9, 1917, in Teton City, Idaho, the daughter of Andrew Christian and Catherine Dean Hansen. She earned her associate’s degree from Ricks College and later earned her B.A. in Logan, Utah.
Romola married the love of her life, Edwin L. Solum, on June 18, 1941, in Teton City, Idaho. They adopted two beautiful boys, Hal Solum and Kim Solum. They all lived in Georgetown, Idaho, where she taught school in Nounan and in Georgetown until retiring in 1981.
She was an active member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.
She is survived by her sisters, Leah Jaussi, Katherine Browning; her son and his wife, Hal and Terri Solum; her grandchildren, Heidi Solum, Barbie Braun, Jason Solum, Nicole Solum, Eddie Solum, Sidney Solum and Stacey Solum; and her 11 greatgrandchildren. In death, Romola once again meets her husband, Edwin L. Solum, her parents, Andrew Hansen and Myrtle Catherine Dean, her brother, William Hansen, her children, Peggy Solum, Cort Solum, baby Solum, and Kim Solum and her grandchildren, Michael Solum and Taylor Solum.
Services will be held at the Georgetown LDS Church on Friday, April 27, at noon; a viewing will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the church prior to services. The internment will be at the Georgetown Cemetery immediately following services.
Services are under the direction of the Sims Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at www.simsfh.com