FINDLAY - Mildred I. (Schey) Taylor died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 8 p.m. at Birchaven Village.
She was born Oct. 22, 1920 in Leipsic, to the late Walter and Jessie (Pickens) Schey. She married Robert B. Taylor on Sept. 21, 1940 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1992.
Mildred is survived by sons, Robert (Martha) of West Lafayette, Ind., David (Gloria) of Dayton and Richard (Brenda) of Findlay; and daughters, Nancy (Ron) Lee and Bette (Todd) Richard, both of Arlington, Carol Evans of Findlay, Pattie (Jim) Carey of Bowling Green, and Diane (Bill) Noble of Fostoria; and daughter-in-law, Cam Taylor of rural Findlay. Also surviving her are 31 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Two siblings survive, Gene (Shirley) Schey of Findlay and Helen Odell of Florida.
Along with her parents and husband, Mildred was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Lynn; brothers, Woodrow, Donald and Robert; and sisters, Doris Schey and Betty Jane Rump.
Mrs. Taylor retired from Hancock County Children's Services and she and her husband also operated Taylor's Apple Orchard for many years. She and her husband traveled extensively, their favorite place was the Outer Banks of North Carolina where she enjoyed fishing. She also loved polka dancing and growing flowers.
The greatest joy of Mildred's life was her family, especially the grandchildren.
Mildred was a member of Good Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, Arlington.
Funeral services were held at Good Hope Lutheran Church on Sunday, March 17, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Steven Ramsey officiating. Burial was at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hancock County.
Arrangements were handled by Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made in her memory to Good Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bridge Hospice or to a charity of the donor's choice.
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