A. Muriel Taylor
HOLDREGE - A. Muriel Taylor, 85, of Holdrege, died at the Phelps Memorial Health Center on Nov. 15, 2004.
She was born Oct. 13, 1919, and adopted by Robert L. and Blanche Houser Davison at St. Louis. She graduated from Gering High School. Following the death of her mother, Muriel moved to Frontier County with her father.
On Aug. 19, 1942, she married Marvin L. Taylor at Moorefield. After their marriage, they farmed south of Moorefield. In 1977, they moved to Red Feather Lakes, Colo., where Marvin died Nov. 10, 1980. In 1981, Muriel moved to Gering and in 1989, she moved to Holdrege.
Mrs. Taylor was a member of the Stockville Women's Club and volunteered her time for the March of Dimes, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association. She enjoyed her cats, her birds, the joy of reading and the time spent caring for her family.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen (Dick) Oberg of Axtell; three sons, Rodney (Linda) Taylor of Lake George, Colo., Ken Taylor of Ellensburg, Wash., and Larry (Connie) Taylor of Moorefield; 13 grandchildren, Rebecca (Justin) Rabel of Lincoln, Kevin Oberg of Kearney, Erica Spangenberg of Durango, Colo., Derek Taylor of Apache Junction, Ariz., Jeremiah and Justin Taylor of Lake George, Colo., Todd (Sherry) Taylor of King George, Va., Tina (Thomas) Stockman of Fredericksburg, Va., Tammy (Mark) Haines of Fremont, Kimberly (Brent) Nelson of Kearney, Kerri Taylor of Hayes, Kan., Kacy Taylor of Kearney and Kristi Taylor of Arlington, Va.; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Blanche; and two grandsons, Terry Lee Taylor and Chad Laverne Oberg.
Memorials are suggested to the Holdrege Public Library.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Nazarene Church in Farnam with the Rev. Damon Asbill officiating. Burial will be in the Moorefield Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Blase-Wetzel Funeral Home in Curtis.
North Platte Telegraph, 17 Nov 2004
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