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O. J. Taylor
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1922
Wise County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1994
Ogle County
Illinois, USA

ROCHELLE - O.J. "Tex" Taylor, 71, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 1994 in his home. He had been employed as the production manager for Swift Premium Meats for 44 years prior to his retirement in 1986.

He was born on Sept. 2, 1922 to Charles L. and Gladys L. (Roe) Taylor in Bridgeport, Texas. He married Alberta R. Hickstein on March 6, 1943 in Crown Point, Ind.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps having served during World War II, a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Rochelle, 3rd Degree Mason, Chicago Lawn Lodge, American Legion in Chicago and the Disabled Veterans of America.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Barry of DeKalb and Dewayne of Ashton; one daughter, Ottie (Virgil) Berry of Steward; one brother, Charles (Lorraine) Taylor of Wheaton; four sisters, Vessie Bayman of Gallatin, Tenn., Betty (Kenneth) Holstrom of San Benito, Texas, Joyce (Joseph) Mulqueen of Gallatin, Tenn., and Dorothy (James) Seaman of San Rafael, Calif.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Rochelle with the Rev. Garry Briesacher, pastor, officiating. Burial is in Trinity Memory Gardens. Visitation will be Friday at the Lyons Cluts-Simes Funeral Home in Rochelle from 2 to 8:30 p.m. and for one hour prior to services on Saturday.

A memorial fund has been established to the Faith Lutheran Church Organ Fund.

Taken from:
The Dixon Telegraph
Dixon, Lee Co., IL.
Thursday, Jan. 6, 1994
Page A8 - Col. 1

* A Charter Member of Faith Lutheran Church.
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O. J. Taylor
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