Sally Jean Tapager, 79, a 20-year resident of Bokeelia, formerly of Laguna Beach, Calif., died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Cape Coral. She was born March 2, 1932, in Detroit, to Gordon and Helen Soutar. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pine Island and was co-owner of Tropic Star of Pine Island since 1996, a nature tour business which encompassed many different adventures in the Pine Island Sound area. She lived to work and loved her work and her life.
She is survived by three children, Vincent Tapager and his partner, Kathy Potucek, also of Bokeelia, Eric (Debbie) Tapager of Huntsburg, Ohio, Michelle (Mark) Levanitis of North Easton, Mass.; as well as a granddaughter, Kelly Tapager also of Huntsburg.
Her husband, Charles C. Tapager, passed away just five days later, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012.
Sally Jean Tapager
She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Soutar, in 2000.
Joint memorial services for Mr. and Mrs. Tapager will be 10 a.m., Saturday, March 3, at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island, 5363 Avenue D, Bokeelia, FL 33922 with the Rev. Thomas Rickards officating.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Friends of Cayo Costa State Park, P.O. Box 15, Bokeelia, FL 33922
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.