Velva Irene Porschatis, age 66, passed away March 7, 1990, Holy Cross Hospital.

Born August 3, 1923, to Einar and Mabel Nelson. She was a graduate of Holy Cross School of Nursing, September 11, 1948 and was a registered nurse.Survivors: Son, Thomas Porschatis, West Jordan; grandchildren, Emily Rose, Kevin Richard and Nathan Reed; brothers, Arron, Winfred, Roland and Robert Nelson, all of North Dakota; sister, Julie Cunningham, North Dakota; preceded in death by husband, Frank Porschatis, on May 7, 1987.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 12, 1990, 2 p.m., at the Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 East 3300 South, with Rev. Thomas English officiating. Interment: Lake Hills Memorial Park. Friends may call Sunday 6-8 at Mackay Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South and one hour prior to the service at the Church.

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