Pauline Tunnel


(June 14, 2002)

Pauline Tunnel, 68, died at the Powell Hospital on June 14. She was born Sept. 14, 1933 in Meeteetsee to Arthur and Minnie Mary (Cameron) Argento.

She was a first generation American, her mother immigrating from Scotland and her father from Italy. Her father was a member of the possee that was sent to capture Earl Durand. He was killed while storming Durand's hideout near Clark.

Pauline and Hermon L. "Tim" Tunnell were married in Worland on Sept. 29, 1948. During their many years together, they lived in Meeteetse; Tehran, Iran; Cairo, Egypt; Evanston, Kemmerer and finally Powell.

She loved the great outdoors of Wyoming. She loved to fish, enjoyed hunting and camping, and playing card games, including canasta, pinochle and rummy.

She is survived by her husband Tim of the family home, son Dale Lynn Tunnell and wife Debbie of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter Karolyn Lee Tohamy and husband Tohamy of Corona, Calif.; brother Allen Argento and wife Verna of Lander; and four grandchildren.

Her parents, three brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, June 19, at Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home with Pastor Stan Rieb officiating.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 4910 S. Ash Street, Casper, WY 82601.

Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.