Robert “Bob” Taylor, age 87, formerly of Ogilvie, died March 31, 2014 at Lake Ridge Golden Living in Roseville. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 A.M. Tuesday, APRIL 15th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior.
Robert “Bob” Taylor was born September 14, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Cranshaw and Lena (Ploog) Taylor. He grew up in the NE Minneapolis and Hopkins-Minnetonka area. On June 13, 1953 Bob was united in marriage to Mary Abbott in Hopkins. They raised their daughter Barb in Orono where they had a hobby farm. They later moved to Ogilvie. Bob worked as a truck driver for several trucking companies through his career. After retiring he started buying and restoring old horse carts and sleighs. He enjoyed going to auctions looking for parts and new restoration projects. He and Mary were also active in several carriage clubs over the years.
Bob passed away March 31, 2014 at Lake Ridge Golden Living in Roseville at the age of 87 years, 6 months and 17 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Mary in 2012, four brothers, Chuck, Henry, Bill and Dave; and two sisters, Marge and Hazel.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Barb (Roger) Landa; one grandson, Jason (Christine) Patterson; one sister, Henrietta Chute; and by other relatives and friends
Bonnie Morphew & Ron Brunet says
Our deepest sympathy on your dad’s passing. We’re so glad that we had a chance to know both him and your mother. They were the hub of the North Country Carriage Club, and were great teacher and a big help to all North Country Carriage Club members.Your dad and Ron got along famously. Like two peas in a pod at times.
Ron was very glad that he was able to help you out by checking on their home for you so you did not worry about the home while you were not able to be there. Please know that we are more than willing to help out in anyway we can, should the need arise.
It was to bad your father was not able to be on the farm longer as I’m sure he missed it a great deal. ( My father too, went down hill when he was taken from the home that he loved as well, which ironically happened to be in Roseville . I’m glad you were able to find a place to care for him close to your home. It made it much easier for you to see him, My folks are 2 hour away now and I wish they were closer so I could pop in more often) Thank you too for keeping us updated as to how your dad was doing.
richard & victoria taylor says
With Deepest Sympathy on your dads passing we got to visit with him and mary when we were up at henerritta house the summer of july 12,2012. we had a great conversation about bobs older brother henry my dad and we really enjoy the time together.. love always Richard and Victoria taylor Riverside california