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Taylor, Llewellyn F. 1868 - 1939

TAYLOR, MCINNIS

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 2/22/2012 at 17:57:36

Hold Last Rites For L. F. Taylor Last Thursday Afternoon

As briefly noted in these column last week, L. F. Taylor, a widely known and successful farmer and stockman, passed away at his horn about five miles southeast of Akron in Westfield township, Tuesday morning, Nov. 28, 1939, after several week of illness from a complication of ailments, during a part of which time he was under the care of a trained nurse. He would have attained his 72nd birthday next January.

Llewellyn F. Taylor was born January 22, 1868, at Hudson, Black Hawk County, Iowa. In his youth he came to Plymouth County and engaged in farming in Westfield township. Mr. Taylor was united in marriage in Johnson Township with Miss Katherine McInnis, daughter of pioneer settlers near Crathorne in Johnson Township.

Mr. Taylor was a fine citizen, a man of strict integrity and industrious habits, enjoying the esteem of all who knew him. Successful in his farming operations, he built a fine home for his family, where hospitality was a cardinal virtue and the latch-string was always out to friends and neighbors. He was prominent, in political, community and church affairs and worked for objects of benefit to the public. During his life he held a: number of minor offices and was township assessor for a period of nearly fifty years, holding a record or service in that line of duty. He was an attendant of Plymouth Presbyterian church in Johnson township.

His genial presence will be genuinely missed in the community in whose affaire he was prominently identified or so many years.

He leaves to mourn. his death his wife; three sons, Lowell R. Taylor, Harvey S. Taylor and Darrell E. Taylor, all of this community; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Robertson, of St. Lawrence, S. D., and Dorothea Taylor, at home; two brothers, William Taylor, of Waterloo, Iowa, and Leslie Taylor, of Hudson, Iowa; also by four grandchildren.

The funeral was held from the family home last Thursday afternoon at 2 o 'clock with brief services, followed by services at Plymouth Presbyterian church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Theodore Siebert, with a large attendance of relatives friends, and neighbors. Interment was in the Plymouth church cemetery.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, December 7, 1939
Akron, Iowa


 

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