Thurman C. Taylor

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Thurman C. Taylor was born July 29, 1917 in Bay City, Michigan as the only child of Elmer and Ruth Taylor, who preceded him in death. He died July 31st at the age of 88, entering into the presence of the Savior he loved. He spent his boyhood years in Bay City and graduated from Bay City Central H.S. Thurman later completed two years of business college. His early years were spent working as a bookkeeper at Severance Tool Company and Tupes of Saginaw, in Saginaw, Michigan. Later he moved his family to Colorado Springs starting his own business as a tax accountant, retiring in 1983. He married Jean McDonald Taylor on April 26, 1941. They were married 57 years before Jean went to be with the Lord in 1998. Thurman is survived by his daughter, Marilyn George (husband, Bob), Colorado Springs; and son, Bill Taylor (wife, JoAnn), Houston, TX. Grandchildren are: Sheryl Miess (husband, Sims), Castle Rock; Tim Taylor, Golden; Craig George (wife, Elina) , Colorado Springs; and Annette Taylor, Sacramento, CA. He is a great-grandfather to Taylor Anne Miess, Castle Rock. Thurman also regarded as family, Russ and Chandelle Claassen (son, Samuel), Corn, OK; and Ann Beauvais, Lakewood. He will be remembered for his integrity in business, his commitment to family, his devotion to God, and his generosity to others. Friends may visit with family at Mountain View Mortuary, 2350 Montebello Square Dr. from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 3rd. Graveside services will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 4th, followed by a Memorial service at Northeast Bible Chapel, 722 McArthur, at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Thurman's name may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 or Camp Elim, 5567 Painted Rock Rd, Woodland Park, CO 80863.
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Mountain View Mortuary
2350 Montebello Square Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 590-8922
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Published in The Gazette on Aug. 3, 2005
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Colorado Springs, CO   (719) 590-8922
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