Ideal remembered for portraying Joanne Gardner over the American cleaning soap opera “Seek out Tomorrow,” a job she played for 35 years. She went to the School of Tulsa. In 1962, she became the very first daytime performer to become nominated for an Emmy prize. She wedded Wolfgang Neumann in 1986. She changed Ellen Demming within the function of Meta Bauer on “Guiding Light” in 1996.