Shirley Wendel Taylor
June 15, 1940 ~ November 9, 2012
Shirley Wendel Taylor
ROY – Shirley Wendel Taylor, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012, at the home of her daughter, in Huntsville, Utah. She was born June 15, 1940, a daughter of LeRoy Rufner and Barbara Wilkerson Wendel, in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
She was raised in Ogden, graduating from Ogden High School in 1958. On May 31, 1963, she married her sweetheart, Norman Lynn Taylor in the Logan LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on August 5, 1998.
Shirley was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, residing in the Roy 9th Ward. She provided much compassionate service, and served faithfully in a variety of callings.
She received her Bachelor's Degree in Family and Consumer Science from Utah State University. She taught Home Economics at Wahlquist Jr. High for 24 years, and worked as a cook prior to her teaching career. She loved making wedding cakes, sewing, crocheting, cooking, and quilting. She also enjoyed floral arranging at Gibby Floral for many years.
Shirley is survived by her children, Ron (LaNae) Taylor, Layton, Gary (Sarah) Taylor, Bountiful, Susan (Blake) Andersen, North Salt Lake, David (Trina) Taylor, Ogden, and Julie (Henry) Quinn, Huntsville, and 19 grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Pauline (Lynn) Blanchard, Salt Lake City, brother, Robert (Jill) Oliver, Layton, and brother-in-law, George Wilberg.
She was preceded in death by her parents, stepfather Milton Oliver, husband, and sister, Kay Wilberg.
Special thanks to the staff at Crestwood Care Center, McKay-Dee Hospital, and Symbii Home Care and Hospice.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 12, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., in the Roy North Stake Center, 4250 South 2175 West, Roy, Utah, with Bishop Nolan Karras officiating. A viewing for family and friends will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2012, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, Utah, and on Monday from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m., prior to services at the church.
Interment in Washington Heights Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the LDS Church General Missionary Fund.
Condolences may be sent to www.myers-mortuary.com.
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