Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

November 26, 2012

Norman Taylor

EDGEWOOD —     Norman F. Taylor, 77, of Edgewood, entered eternal rest at 6:18 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at his home in the care of Sarah Bush Hospice and his family.

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, with burial in the Edgewood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are requested to donor’s choice.

    Norman was born on May 31, 1935, the son of James Lindsay and Mary Lucinda (Southwood) Taylor in Utica. He married Carol Marie Mercer on Feb. 14, 1958, at Madison Ave. Methodist Church, Peoria. He was a retired journeyman machine repairman working 32 years at Sunstrand-Sauer-Danfoss in La Salle. Norman was a proud member of L. P. class of 53 for which he played football center, but, he graduated from Ottawa High School. He attended the Puru Church of the Nazarene, past financial secretary for U.A.W. Local 285 for 15 years, secretary for Moose Lodge of Peru, member of the Eagles of Belleview, Wa., and S.A.L. member of the Edgewood American Legion Post 1168, Edgewood. He was an avid hunter-fisherman and enjoyed genealogy, tracing his Taylor and Southwood families to the late 1700’s.  

    Surviving are his wife, Carol of Edgewood; children, Paula (Brad) Hess of Monmouth, Cindy (Duane) Duncan of Marseilles, Phillip Gregory (Willa) Taylor of Eagle Grove, Iowa; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and many numerous family and friends in the La Salle/Peru, Ottawa, Utica, and Edgewood areas.

Norman was the youngest of 12 children and was preceded in death by his parents; son, Norman Richard Taylor on Dec. 3, 2009; seven brothers; and four sisters.

1
Text Only
Death Notices
  • 4-22 Leland Westfall obit photo Leland Westfall Master Sgt. (Ret.) U.S. Air Force Leland A. Westfall, 82, formerly of Effingham, died Friday, April 18, 2014, in Del Rio, Texas. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. today, April 22, at Sunset Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Del Rio, Texas, with military hon

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Austin Matthew C. "Matt" Austin, 47, of Brownstown, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at St. Elmo. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Church of God, Vandalia, with the Rev. Dave Keefer and the Rev. Jim Giffin officiating. Burial will be in Mt. C

    April 22, 2014

  • 4-22 Ralph Elke obit photo Ralph Elke Ralph C. Elke, 86, of Effingham, passed away at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham. A Celebration of Ralph's life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pearson Building (Lake Sara) 15170

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 Douglas Brummer obit photo Douglas Brummer Douglas B. "Doug" Brummer, 60, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home in Sigel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until t

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 Marva Perry obit photo Marva Perry Marva Jean Perry, 75, of Effingham, passed away at 7:34 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham. A private memorial service will be held in Beecher City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Locka

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 Kevin Neal obit photo Kevin Neal Kevin Harvey Neal, 52, of Effingham, died at 7 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, with the Rev. David Shores officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 James Bloemer obit photo James Bloemer James Joseph "Jim" Bloemer, 71, of rural Effingham, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Monday morning at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Effingham. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation w

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 Mary Hoene obit photo Mary Hoene Mary C. Hoene, 100, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Genesis Health Care-Bryan Center, after a brief illness, with her family at her side. Funeral Mass for Mary C. Hoene will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Ca

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-22 Helen Raddatz obit photo Helen Raddatz Helen E. Raddatz, 71, of Effingham, passed away at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, April 20, 2014, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, with entombment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Allen Blair Allen Blair Allen Burdette Blair, age 92, of Newton, retired farmer, died at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at St John's Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are being handled by J.W. Neal Funeral Home, Louisville where the family will receive friends fr

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.