Marnie M. Taylor, 85

Marnie M. Taylor (nee Cook), 85, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011.

Marnie was born on Oct. 29, 1925, in Milwaukee to J. "Viv" and Ruth (nee Bailey) Cook. She was also a longtime member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Newburg. Marnie took great pride in her family. She was a devoted mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. She will be dearly missed by all those that knew her.

Marnie is survived by her son Dale Taylor and daughter Sallie (Fred) Strobel; and grandchildren Andrew and Justin Strobel; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Henry; sisters Beth (John) Illian and Phyllis Cook; and brother Dennis (Judy) Cook.

Private services were held. Memorials are appreciated to St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 623 Congress St., Newburg, WI, 53060.

The family wishes to extend a special "thank you" to the doctors, nurses, and staff at both Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Wauwatosa and Froedtert Hospital St. Joseph in West Bend for their wonderful care and compassion for Marnie.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family (262) 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.