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Marilyn Beth Taylor

August 13, 1938 — August 23, 2019

Marilyn Beth Taylor

   Marilyn Beth Taylor, 81, of Waukee, IA, passed away at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA on August 23, 2019.  Memorial Services will be held at the Waukee United Methodist Church on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., followed by a light luncheon.  Inurnment will be held at the Buckner Hill Cemetery in Buckner, MO on a later date.

   Marilyn, the daughter of H. Keith & Mildred (Reed) Anderson, was born in Kansas City, MO on August 13, 1938.  She married the love of her life, John Cooke Taylor, on February 22, 1958, and together they had three children; Laurie, Christi and Brad.

   Marilyn was active in the Waukee United Methodist Church and throughout the Waukee community.  She enjoyed playing bridge, word games and was an avid reader.  She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed baking and cooking by always trying out new recipes.  Marilyn was extremely charitable and was always known for helping others.  She adored her family and never wanted to miss any of her grandchildren’s events and activities.

   Marilyn is survived by her children Laurie (David) Kofmehl, Christi Taylor and Brad (Kris) Taylor; grandchildren Ali (Keegan) Svendsen, Jeff (Nicole) and Grant Kofmehl, Alaina Taylor and Jack, Cassie and Cole Taylor; great-grandchildren Josie and Hank Svendsen and sister Jan Hamilton.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother Sonny Anderson, sister Vicky Anderson and brother-in-law James Hamilton.

   Memorials may be directed to the Waukee United Methodist Church in Marilyn's memory. 

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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