Marlene Joyce Taylor
Funeral services for Mrs. Marlene Joyce Taylor, 72 of Spencer will be held at 10 a.m., today, Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Spencer. Rev. Ed Murray will officiate the service.
Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park of Spencer.
Marlene passed away Saturday, March 31, 2007 at Sanford Luverne Medical Center of Luverne, Minn.
Honorary casket bearers will be Ted Kettleson, Bob Drake, Larry Jorgensen and Gary Hensley.
Casket bearers will be Bruce Mickelson, Brad Knight, Dave Schoorman, Charlie Taylor, Doug Jipson and Kevin Lee.
Marlene, the daughter of LuVerne and Florence (Cooklin) Erickson, was born on Sept. 19, 1934, in Webb. She received her early education and graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1953.
On Jan. 15, 1971, Marlene married Ralph Taylor in Jackson, Minn. Following their marriage, Marlene worked in retail sales at Poole's clothing store and then Younkers until they both closed. In 1991, the couple purchased and operated the Spencer Cab Company for nine years. She worked at the Fashionette until she retired in 2004. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Randy; and infant brother, Ronald.
Marlene is survived by her husband, Ralph of Spencer; one son, Rodney Mayou and his wife, Susie of Laurens; one grandson; and one sister, Joanne Mickelson and her husband, Vernon of Spencer.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.