THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Terry W. Taylor
Terry W. Taylor, 58, of Marinette, passed away at home on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
Born July 23, 1955 to Russell and Mazzie (Singley) Taylor in Gettysburg, Pa., they moved to Florida when he was a child and grew up there. He met his former wife, Peggy Knutson and moved to Marinette in 1982. He worked for Multerer Construction, Witt Ford, owned and operated Taylor Rod and Custom and was working at Marinette Marine until his illness.
A member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church and the Local Boilermakers Union #696, he enjoyed restoring old cars and taking them to classic car shows where he won many trophies for best in show. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle, NASCAR and spending time outdoors at his land with family. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and was always willing to help others.
He is survived by three daughters, Kelly Collazo, of Palm Coast, Fla., Amber (son-in-law, Bill) McQueen and Jennifer Taylor, both of Marinette; his mother, Mazzie Taylor; three sisters, Julie, Sandy, and Suzy; three grandchildren and many close friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Russell.
Friends may call at Thielen Funeral Home on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5 p.m. until time of a funeral service at 7 p.m. with Rev. James Wendt officiating.