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JANET ROSE TAYLOR 3/4/1923 To 2/14/2011 We held her hands as a bluebird led her away.... Our mother, Janet Taylor, passed away peacefully at home on February 14th, 2011. She was 87. Janet (Kienzler) was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois where she attended St. John\'s School of Nursing and was awarded her diploma as a Registered Nurse in 1944. Upon graduation she proudly joined the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and served as a 2nd Lieutenant in Hawaii as well as overseas in the Philippines. She met and married Roy A Taylor, a Marine. They married in 1952 in Riverside, CA. While raising 5 children and caring for her husband, she worked as an R.N. at many local hospitals. In 1988, she retired from her last position as Director of Nursing Services at the Community Convalescent Center in Riverside. As a WWII Veteran, she was a member of the VFW Chapter 1726. She was also a member of the Nightingales and attended St. Frances de Sales Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, her parents and siblings and a son James. She is survived by her children, Brian Michael Taylor, Patricia Zavala, Robert Taylor, Tamara Taylor-Long, Nancy Taylor; her grandchildren, Stephanie, Theresa, Luke, Benjamin, Alison; her great-grandchildren, Ella and Luke and many nieces and nephews. Please join our family as we say our final goodbyes. Visitation Thurs., 2/24 (family) from 4-5pm - (Public) 5-8pm with Rosary at 6pm at Pierce Bros. Crestlawn Mortuary, (951) 689-1441. Church Services Friday, 2/25, 12 noon at St. Francis de Sales Church. Graveside Services Friday, 2/25, 2:01pm at Riverside Nat\'l Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorial contributions to: "Room8" Memorial Cat Foundation, 8354 63rd Avenue, Riverside, CA 92509, (951) 681-9609, room8cat.org
Published in Press-Enterprise from Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2011
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