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December 9, 2013
Lewistown- Evelyn M. Taylor age 83, of 12946 N. US Hwy 24, passed away at 4:00 AM Tuesday January 1, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born October 31, 1929 at Bushnell, the daughter of Clyde E. and Mary J. Herchenroder. She married Carl Taylor on March 11, 1948 at the Christian Church parsonage in Macomb. He died November 2, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one step son Kent Taylor, and one grandson Jeremiah Taylor, four brothers, and one sister. Surviving are one son Jack E. (Svitlana) Taylor of Lewistown, one granddaughter whom they raised Carla “Jeanie” Jacobus of Cuba, one step daughter Bonnie (Junior) Schenck of Canton, one sister Lois Smock of Canton, 9 step grandchildren, several step great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Evelyn was a homemaker. She was a member of the Lewistown United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for ten years, and a member of the Ruth Circle and past officer. Evelyn was also a member and officer of the Lewistown Saddle Club, Fulton County Farm Bureau and past member of Lewistown Senior Women’s Club. Evelyn was a cake baker and decorator for many years which she enjoyed and didn’t want to stop even when the final icing was put on. She loved to cook and bake, and she loved her family very much. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday January 5, 2013 at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Deryck Sonaram officiating. Burial will be in Cuba Cemetery at Cuba. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Friday January 4, 2013 at the memorial home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewistown United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.henrylange.com.