FAIRFIELD — Lyle Taylor, age 89, of Fairfield, passed away March 24, 2014, at his home in Fairfield.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield, with cremation after the service and a private burial at a later date.
Visitation for family and friends will be 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Behner Funeral Home.
A Memorial fund has been established. Memorials and cards can be sent to 2903 W. Adams Apt. D Fairfield, IA 52556.
Lyle was born on April 24, 1924, in New Sharon to Harold Taylor and Nina “Burbank” Taylor. He married Miriam “Morgan” Taylor on May 26, 1945, in Lawton, Okla.
Mr. Taylor served in the Army during World War II. After the service, he farmed in the New Sharon. In 1965, he and his family moved to Packwood where he started working for Middlekoop Seed Co. for 49 years and was a very dedicated farmer. However, spending time with family and friends was a great joy of his as well.
Lyle is survived by his 3 children: Jim (Elaine) Taylor, of Longmont, Colo., Sally (Dan) Coborn, of Plano, Texas, David Taylor, of St. Louis, Mo., 4 grandchildren: Jeffrey Taylor, Kim Dorman, Kari Pearce and Nikki Coborn-Nowik, 5 great-grandchildren: Taylor Coborn, Coleman Pearce, Hunter Pearce, Alex Nowik and Ava Nowik.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Miriam “Morgan” Taylor, father: Harold Taylor, Mother: Nina “Burbank” Taylor, and 1 brother: Elvin Taylor.