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