Jane L. Taylor, age 59, of Woodbury, Minnesota, formerly of Merrill, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
Jane was born May 6, 1953, in Merrill, daughter of Arthur E. and Audrey (Keller) Taylor, both of Merrill. She was a 1971 graduate of Merrill Senior High School; a graduate of Lawrence University, Appleton, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music; and earned a Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Jane was a retired music teacher. She had taught in the public schools systems in Ripon and Waukesha. Music and musicals were Jane’s passion. She served as a judge in many Wisconsin state and district vocal contests. Jane also enjoyed spending time at the family cottage in Three Lakes.
Jane is survived by her parents, Arthur E. “Bud” Taylor and Audrey Taylor, Merrill; two brothers, Dr. Mark (wife, Georgie) Taylor, Montour Falls, New York, and Dr. Jack (wife, Julia Welch) Taylor, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and one niece, Kyla Taylor, Carrboro, North Carolina.
A Memorial Service for Jane was held Monday, July 2, 2012, at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill. The Rev. David Szeto officiated. Burial will take place at a later date in Merrill Memorial Park.
Online condolences may be made at www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com