Darlene Frances Taylor, 66, of Sterling, and formerly of Weldona, died Monday morning, May 19, 2014 at the Sterling Regional Med Center.
She was born August 19, 1947 in Brush to Francis & Isabel (Winder) Thompson. She graduated from Weldon Valley High School then married Larry Taylor on December 18, 1965. The Taylor's lived and farmed in the Weldona and Sedgwick areas before moving to Sterling, where they also farmed. Darlene has lived in Sterling for the last 24 years.
Darlene was an avid reader and she also loved to go "antiquing". She enjoyed gardening, cooking and baking, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and attending their school sporting events.
She is survived by her son, Alexander Taylor of Sterling; her mother, Isabel Thompson of Goodrich; her grandchildren, Jessica Taylor and Bruce Taylor, both of Sterling; her brother, Chuck Thompson of Goodrich; and her sister, Kay Anstaette of Goodland, KS.
Darlene was preceded in death by her father and her husband.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM on Friday, May 23rd at the Weldon Valley Presbyterian Church, 21459 First Street, Weldona (Goodrich). Interment will follow in Memory Gardens in Fort Morgan.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Darlene Taylor Memorial Fund in care of Heer Mortuary, 225 E. Platte Ave., Fort Morgan, CO 80701.