MAXINE TAYLOR 12/1/1932 - 5/20/2013 Maxine Taylor, age 80, of Victorville, CA, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013. She was born on December 1, 1932 in Irene, SD to her parents, Lester and Irene Christenson. She was the oldest of three children. Maxine married Bill Taylor on February 14, 1954. She graduated from Riverside City College in 1952 with an Associate in Business. Maxine and Bill moved to Wrightwood in 1975, where Maxine was involved with the Tri-Community Art Association. An artist, Maxine won several awards for her paintings of birds, flowers and nature. Maxine loved spending time with her grandchildren, and enjoyed painting, needlework, reading, and jigsaw puzzles. Maxine will be remembered by her children Mike Taylor (Patti) of Maryland, David Taylor (Liz) of Virginia, and Kathy Walsh (Dan) of Wrightwood. She is survived by her loving grandchildren Jessica Taylor, Alec Taylor, Allison Taylor, Mark Taylor, Sean Walsh (Michelle), and Ryan Walsh. She is also survived by her brother Don Christenson, her sister Shirley McGrath, and many other loving family and friends. Maxine was predeceased by her loving husband Bill Taylor. Relatives and friends are invited to a service for Maxine at 2:30pm, followed by a 3:30 burial, on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Desert View Funeral Home, 11478 Amargosa Road, Victorville, CA. A gathering will be held in Victorville after the funeral.