Obituaries

Alice M. Taylor

Mar 6, 2019
Taylor, Aliceb

Services

10:30 AM Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Garden View Chapel, 3655 Logan Ave., Waterloo

Visitation

4:00 to 7:00 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Garden View Chapel 3655 Logan Ave., Waterloo

Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery

Memorials

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Biography

Alice Mae Taylor, 68, of Billings, MO and formerly of Waterloo, died on Wednesday March 6, 2019 at her home. She was born on December 24, 1950 in Waterloo; the daughter of Carl Harry and Eva Mae (Foster) Sommerfelt.

Alice graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1969; she received her cosmetology license from Youngs Cosmetology School. Alice worked as a manager for Southview Estates in Waterloo, and later as manager for Country Terrace, she retired in 2011.

She married Robert L. Taylor on April 29, 1972 in Harmony, MN; he died on May 29, 2009.

Alice is survived by her significant other, Kodiak Daniel of Billings‚ MO; a daughter, Raelynn Porter of Oelwein; a son, Scott (Brooklyn) Taylor of Waterloo; step-daughter, Amanda (Dwain) Cribbs of Marionville‚ MO; two sisters, Patricia (Joe) Wilson and Karla (Jay) Behrends both of Waterloo; step granddaughter: Lindsay (Matthew) Williams; step great-grandson, Nathan Williams from Springfield, MO; and her fur grandbabies: Maxwell, Cash, and Cujo.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband; Robert.

Alice enjoyed Facebook and playing Angry Birds; she was a music box collector; and a wonderful cook, she was especially known for her homemade noodles.

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  1. Sharon Muir (Picken) | Mar 12, 2019
    Sending my thoughts and prayers to Scott, Rae, and the rest of the family.
  2. Becky Peterson Chambers | Mar 10, 2019

    Dear Scott, Rae, Kodiak, Pat, Karla, and other family members,

    Alice and I attended West High School together and graduated in the class of 1969.  We were friends but not close. I reconnected with Alice a few years ago and we became good friends. She has brightened my life with her friendship, love, smile, and laughter. Alice was so happy when she and Kodiak became a couple. He made her laugh and showed her unconditional love. Alice loved her adult children Rae and Scott, her sisters Karla and Pat, and her big extended family. Alice showed so much courage and strength during her battle with cancer. She is one of my heroes. I know this is a very difficult time for her family and friends. Cry because tears can be cleansing. Share stories, memories, photos and laugh because laughter can he healing. Surround yourselves with the love of family and friends. I know in my heart that Alice is no longer suffering. She is healed and watching over all of us. You are all in my heart, thoughts, and prayers. 

    Love,

    Becky Peterson Chambers

    Jacksonville, Florida 

  3. Peggy Troyna (Foster) | Mar 08, 2019

    Sending my thoughts and prayers to all. Sorry for your liss 


  4. Angie Smith | Mar 08, 2019
    I will always remember Alice fondly. Warm and beautiful soul. I am glad I got to know her. I know she fought cancer bravely. Rest in peace Slice.

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