SALEM - Helen Tarzan, 100, of Olympia, Wash., formerly of Salem, died Sunday in Olympia.
She was born Feb. 28, 1914 in Alliance, Ohio, daughter of the late Tudor and Maria (Ses) Ursa from a family of 14 children.
Helen was a member of the Romanian Orthodox Church. She moved from Salem to California where she worked for Douglas Aircraft before moving to Olympia, Wash.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Steve Tarzan in 1977.
Survivors include two sons, John (Charlotte) Tarasut of Lisbon and Robert (Sandra) Tarzan of Olympia, Wash.; a brother, Earl Ursa of Texas; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Hope Cemetery with Father John Nemes of St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church officiating.
Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. Helen's obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.