She was born March 16, 1922 in Lake Placid, New York to Francis and Ethel (Elcox) Taylor. She moved to Powell Butte in 1979.
She worked as a postal clerk and was a member of the Eagles Lodge of Bend. Her interests included camping, traveling, music, reading and animals.
Survivors include her daughters, Gloria Merton of Saratoga, N.Y., Peggy Jones of Saratoga, N.Y. Carolyn Ledak of Powell Butte; sons, Steve Ledak of Santee, Calif., and Kevin Carl of Powell Butte; sister, Myrtle Newkirk of New York, NY; 13 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services are scheduled for Sat., Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at Prineville Funeral Home. Cremation will be held at the Prineville Heritage Crematory under the direction of Prineville Funeral Home.