Edward Kouba

Edward Kouba, age 78, passed away on May 5. Born in Chicago, Ill., in 1945, Ed went into the Air Force in 1965 and proudly served his country as a missileer, achieving the rank of sergeant. He was honorably discharged in 1969. After his service he achieved his dream of being an airplane pilot and mechanic is 1982. He proudly worked for Epps Aviation in Atlanta, Ga., for 20 years before retiring and moving to Wyoming.

Many will remember Ed as a great man who always worked hard with a great attitude. He was a straight-forward and upright man who always did the best he could for the people in his life. He was a loving father, a great role model, and he will be dearly missed. 

He is survived by his daughter, Hannah Kouba; his brother, Jeff Kouba, and sisters Sharon Baciulos and Janet Tabert. 

A memorial will be held at the Basin First Baptist Church on Thursday, May 18 at 2 p.m.