Jean Evelyn Tarpley, age 83, of Whitewater, died �Friday, �January 8, 2010 at the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital.Jean was born on April 17, 1926 in Janesville, WI to Harold and Florence(Johnson) Olmstead.� She graduated from Janesville High School in 1944.� On September 4, 1947 Jean married Richard Tarpley in Janesville, WI. He preceded her in death on November 11, 1991. She was a long time member of TOPS and a member of First English Lutheran Church in Whitewater.
�Jean is survived by her two sons; Steven Tarpley of Whitewater and Russell Tarpley of Janesville, Daughter; Sue Tarpley of Smithville, MO, Daughter-in-law; Patty Tarpley of Whitewater, Granddaughter; Brigette(Luke Pence) Tarpley of� Iowa City, IA and Sister; Doris Zimmermann of Wauwatosa, WI.
�She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons; Paul, Don and Harry, sister; Nancy Kidder and brother; Duane Olmstead.
�Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at 1:30pm at the First English Lutheran Church with burial in the Hillside Cemetery, located in Whitewater, Wisconsin.� Friends may call on Tuesday at the church from 11:30am until the time of the service.
�Nitardy Funeral Home, Whitewater is assisting the family.