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George L. Taylor

Obituary for George L. Taylor

July 23, 1939 - January 3, 2018
McHenry, Illinois | Age 78

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather


George Taylor, 78, of Wonder Lake, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at his home.
He was born July 23, 1939 in Port Glasgow, Scotland; the son of the late George and Catherine (Lamont) Taylor. George served in the United States Navy from 1957 to 1959. He was a proud member of IBEW Local 117 for 58 years , retiring in 1999. On November 5, 1994, he married Patricia Taylor. George had a love of sports, especially hockey and enjoyed many years of coaching softball.
George is survived by his wife of 23 years, Patricia; children, Sherri (Lew) Daniels, Wendi (Greg) Sorensen, Michele (Guy) Busch, and Heidi (Jeff) Rhode all of Wonder Lake; step-children, Chris (Jenny) Schaefer of Wonder Lake and Lisa (Keith) Borchardt of Woodstock; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Jim (Linda) Jahn; sister-in-law, Suellen (Don) Giorgi; 2 nephews and 1 niece.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his first wife, Sharon, in 1993.
A celebration of life will be held, Wednesday, January 10, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m at IBEW Union Hall, 765 Munshaw Lane, Crystal Lake.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, George's family suggests memorials to or The American Red Cross,

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  • American Lung Association
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    Chicago, IL 60601

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