Michael F. Taylor Delta Township Beloved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother passed away at his home under the loving care of his family and McLaren Hospice on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at the age of 65 after a year-long, hard, but courageous battle with cancer. He was born December 11, 1947 in Lansing the son of Lyle and Eleanor (Romph) Taylor. Michael was a General Supervisor/Supervisor for General Motors for 41 years. He married Martha Chappell on January 3, 1994 in Fort Meyers Beach, Florida and she survives. Michael enjoyed going to casinos, traveling and loved his dogs. He also greatly enjoyed MSU sports, especially football and basketball. Michael is preceded in death by his parents, step-father Ed and sisters, Kathy Taylor and Peggy (Mike) Kelly. Besides his loving wife, Marty, Michael is also survived by his daughters: Amy (Bob) Sands, Jamie (Kevin) Sanders, Sarah Taylor and Erica (Chuck) Burnham; 5 grandchildren: Aaron Sands, Courtney Taylor, Dominick and Kennedy Lockhart and Little Chuck Burnham; brother, Roderick (Karen) Burch and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service to celebrate Michael's life will take place on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Shepardsville United Methodist Church, 6990 Winfield Rd., Ovid, MI with Pastor Judith Hazle officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Blue Gill Grill, 1591 Lake Lansing Rd., Haslett, MI. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice. To leave messages of condolence, please visit www.tiffanyfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Sept. 11, 2013