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Marilyn Taylor

October 27, 1930 — January 24, 2024

La Porte

Marilyn  Ruth Taylor  

October 27, 1930-January 24, 2024

Marilyn Ruth Taylor, 93, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at her home.

 She was born October 27, 1930 in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Orlando Wilson Jones Jr. and Johanna (Studt) Jones.

 A life-long resident of the area, Marilyn was a 1948 graduate of Rolling Prairie High School. On March 2, 1952, she married the love of her life, Robert Taylor.  Marilyn, a homemaker, enjoyed gardening, interior design and was an avid bird watcher.  Marilyn and Robert were folk dancers for 30 years and also volunteered to tend the landscaping at First United Methodist Church for many years. Marilyn was able to celebrate her 93rd birthday with the entire family at Southside Christian Church in South Bend for the wedding of Chris and Craig. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

 Marilyn is survived by her son, Jon Taylor of Mishawaka, IN; daughter, Christine (Craig) Oldenettel of Carmel, IN; three grandchildren, Brittany (Ryan) Lowe of Seattle, WA, Ashley (Tim) Jamriska of Fishers, IN, Gabby Behr of Carmel, IN; three great-grandchildren, Brennan, Declan and Charlotte. 

 Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; her twin brother, Orlando Jones, III and sister, Beverly Krenzke.

 Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN.  Cremation will take place.

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