Katherine R. Taylor, 71, a lifetime resident of LaFontaine, passed away at 3:43 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021, at her residence. She was born on October 26, 1949, in Marion, to the late Allen H. "Bud" and Charlotte (Murphy) Sailors.
Katherine was a 1968 graduate of Southwood High School. She married Fred Taylor on July 14, 1968. Katherine worked for several retail companies including, Reader's World in Marion and Primm Springs in Tennessee. She attended Riverside Church in Marion. Katherine loved her family and spending time with them was her favorite activity.
Katherine is survived by her husband, Fred Taylor, of LaFontaine; one son, Richard (Becky) Taylor, of LaFontaine; two daughters, Jennifer (Tony) Miller, of Marion, and Holly Taylor, of LaFontaine; three grandchildren, Trevor Allen Bailey, John Eugene Bailey and Spencer Robert Taylor; one step-grandson, Cole Carter; five great-grandchildren, T.I. Bailey, Ella Bailey, Lincoln Bailey, S.J. Taylor and Tristan Fowler; and one sister, Diana (Clarence) McNeeley, of LaFontaine. She is preceded in death by two sisters.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940, with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. Burial will follow at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at the funeral home.
McDonald Funeral Homes, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940, have been trusted with Katherine Taylor's final arrangements.
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