Clara Jo Taylor
1919 - 2015
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Clara Jo Taylor, 95

Faribault, formerly of St. Cloud

Sept. 22, 1919~Feb. 17, 2015

Clara Jo was born and grew up on a farm near Wessington Springs, SD. She attended college in Madison SD and studied to be a teacher. Clara Jo served in WWII as a civilian teaching Morse code to soldiers. She also headed a kitchen serving a battalion of men. 

Clara Jo married I.W. "Irv" Taylor on March 9, 1944. Clara Jo was a full time mom after they adopted twin girls, Judie and Jayne in 1950. Irv was a JC Penney manager and they eventually settled in St. Cloud, MN. 

Clara Jo had always been active in church and bridge clubs. She was a founding member of P.E.O. Chapter DT in St. Cloud. She was out- going and had many friends over the years.

Clara Jo is survived by her daughters; three grand- children; four great-grand-children; a sister-in-law; nieces, nephews and many friends who care about her.

Graveside services will be held in St. Cloud in the spring. Arr. by Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault 507-334-4481.

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Published in St. Cloud Times on Mar. 1, 2015.
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March 2, 2015
Clara Jo, We will miss you but I know you are where you want to be; with Uncle Irv and our family that has gone before us. Love always, Carla
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