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Dorothy A. Taylor

January 31, 1958 — March 6, 2022

Dorothy A. Taylor, 64, of Gilman passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at her son's residence in Gilman. She was born on January 31, 1958 in Neckarsulm, Germany, a daughter of Ilse Peschke and she preceded her in death. She married Kent Taylor in Danforth on July 17, 1976.

Surviving are her husband, Kent Taylor of Gilman; son, Matthew Taylor of Gilman; daughter, Tiffanie (Erik) Eddington of Metamora; son, Joseph Taylor of Gilman; two sisters, Susie (Kole) Hartman of Manteno and Sandra (John) Zalaker of Ludlow; two grandchildren, Tayla and Logan Eddington of Metamora; special niece, Adrienne Macz of Gilman; step mother-in-law, Gaynell Taylor of Bourbonnais; step sister-in-law, Alice Alvey of Bourbonnais; and will be sadly missed by dear friends, Jack and Judi Galloway of Gilman.

Besides her mother, she was preceded in death by her step father, Paul Haskins.

Dorothy was a Teacher's Assistant for several years at the Iroquois West School District. She also interpreted for deaf children in the Cissna Park School District. She loved to bake cakes and do photography. She was very handy and able to do a wide array of construction projects. Dorothy was very helpful to all who knew her. She enjoyed fishing and taking rides with her husband to spot deer. She especially loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Thursday, March 10, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman. Funeral services will be on Friday, March 11, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman with Rev. Mike Fisk officiating. Burial will follow in the Aroma Park Cemetery.

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home

234 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938

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