ONAMIA -- Kathleen "Kay" Taylor, 72, Onamia, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at home.
She was born June 10, 1929, in Philadelphia to Harry and Mary (Snyder) Matsinger. She graduated from Hallahan Catholic School in 1947. She worked at Bell Telephone Co., as a young woman. She married Hugh Edward Taylor on July 29, 1950, in Virginia. They lived in Onamia where they owned and operated the Rum River Tavern. She also worked at Mille Lacs Hospital as a nurse's aide. Her husband died May 8, 1984. After retiring she worked part time at Subway in Onamia. She started working at Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 1997. She was a volunteer driver for Heartland Express.
Survivors include three daughters, Terri Hasselbring, Indianola, Iowa, Carol Ellis, Phoenix, and Leigh Korte, Onamia; a son, Steven Taylor, Des Moines; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three sisters, Bette Riffitts, Fort Myers, Fla., Marie Kildea, Cape May, N.J., and Theresa Matsinger, Woodbury Heights, N.J.
Her parents, her husband, Hugh, a grandson, two sisters and three brothers, died earlier.
Services were today at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Onamia with Dwaine Bipes officiating. Burial was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Onamia.
Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel of Onamia.`
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