James J. Taylor
James J. Taylor, 85 formerly of Humboldt, IA died Tuesday, February 7th following a short illness. A funeral service was scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Friday, February, 10th at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Humboldt. The family received friends from ...
James J. Taylor, 85 formerly of Humboldt, IA died Tuesday, February 7th following a short illness.
A funeral service was scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Friday, February, 10th at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Humboldt. The family received friends from 9:00 a.m, to service time at the church, Lindhart-Mason Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and burial will be in Union Cemetery, Humboldt.
Survivors include wife Elda; two daughters and their spouses, Judy & Ken Egli, Barnum, IA and Jane & Vernon Pastour, Mitchellville, IA; three step daughters and their spouses, Pat & Morris VanDuynhoven, Chasta, MN, Kathy & Steve Erpenbach, Victoria, MN, Nancy & Brad Bruers, Victoria, MN, five grandchildren, three step grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one sister Marge Kohl, Scottsdale, AZ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George & Rose Taylor, wife, Arlene, brother Wallace, and two sisters Rosemary & Betty.
James J. Taylor was born November 4, 1920 at Rolfe, IA. He attended and graduated from Rolfe High School, He served in the Navy from 1942-1945. He married Arlene Taylor and they farmed for over thirty years in the Pioneer area. When they retired from farming they moved to Okiboji and made their home for five years. They then returned to Humboldt where they made their home until Arlene passed away in 1999. He continued to lived in Humboldt until he was united in marriage to Elda Kloth in April, 2001 and then they made their home near Richville, MN and continued to winter near Los Fresnos, TX. They enjoyed their time together living on Dead Lake near Richville, MN where they were able to spend time fishing which was a favorite pastime they both enjoyed.
Jim was a member of Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Humboldt and Humboldt American Legion.
Jim was a loving father, husband and grandfather and his family was so very important to him. He will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him.