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from the Moosomin [Saskatchewan] World Spectator 16 February 1966
Active Kelso church worker many years,
Mrs. I. Taylor dies
Mrs. Irene Livingston Taylor passed away suddenly at the Osborne Home, Neepawa,
Manitoba, on Thursday, February 3rd, 1966, where she had resided for the past 13
years. She was in her 86th year.
Born in Milburn, Illinois, she received her education there, and taught school prior
to her marriage to a medical doctor in 1900. They moved with their sons to
Saskatchewan, where her husband took up farming at Kelso in 1922.
Mrs. Taylor was endeared to the hearts of all who knew her and led an active life of
faithful service to her church and community. She was Sunday School superintendent
in the congregational church prior to their moving to Saskatchewan, and was
secretary-treasurer of Kelso United Church for many years. She was also an ardent
worker and supporter of the women's organizations of the church, and a former member
of the Illinois Eastern Star Chapter.
She was predeceased by her husband in 1950.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by two sons, Glenn S. Taylor, of Wawota, and Merrill L.
Taylor, of Glenview, Illinois; and one grandson, Richard, also of Glenview.
The funeral service was held in Kelso United Church on Tuesday, February 8th, at
3:00 p.m. Rev. K. N. Burden officiated. Interment was made in the North Kelso cemetery.
Pall bearers were Jack Calder, Harvey Ketcheson, Francis Greenbank, Fred Porter,
Phillip Hunt, and Verne Hambleton.
Honorary pall bearers were Neil Porter, Tom Porter, Roy Maywood, Bob Greenbank,
Jack Hoey and Evered Fisk.