CARIBOU – Myrtle I. Tarkka, 92, wife of the late Orville Tarkka, died Dec. 21, 2003, at a Caribou healthcare facility. She was born April 5, 1911, in Braintree, Mass., the daughter of George and Rose (Johnson) Frazier. Myrtle was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother to her family. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Rita McMahan of Caribou; two sisters, Sarah Wiley of Weymouth, Mass., and Evelyn Lally of Dorchester, Mass.; two grandchildren, Rita Marie Evans and Sharon Sneddon and three great-grandchildren, Sarah Evans, Sherri Evans and Jamie Sneddon. Myrtle was predeceased by a son-in-law, Robert McMahan. Graveside funeral services will be held in the spring at the Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Mockler Funeral Home, Caribou.