Arlyne Tarpley

February 16, 1931 - July 7, 2015

Arlyne Tarpley, 84, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at her home in Hood River, Ore. Arlyne was born Feb. 16, 1931, in Hammond (Hessville), Ind., to Louis and Clara (Hopp) Wagner. She grew up in Hammond and married William Tarpley there on June 10, 1950. Arlyne and family moved to Tucson, Ariz., in 1973 and then in 2010 to Hood River, Ore.
Arlyne and William owned and operated Sharidon Trailer Park in Tucson from 1973 to 1983. She enjoyed bowling and trips to the casino. William preceded her in death in 2005. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Donald Wagner, and his wife, Elva Mae.
Arylne is survived and will be dearly missed by her children, Judy (Mark) Scheeringa, of Hood River, and Susan (Greg) Monks, of Noblesville, Ind.; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Ann Smith and cousin Betty Gundmonson.
Services are planned as follows at the Evergreen Mortuary, 3015 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85705 (520-428-7793) on Saturday, July 18, with viewing starting at 9 a.m. and her graveside at 10:30 a.m., where she will be laid to rest beside her husband.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit to leave a note of condolence for family.

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