In Memoriam

IN MEMORY OF.... OUR CLASSMATES AND FACULTY WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY.

“Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing.
And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb.
And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”

~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet~

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Knedgen, Earl "Butch" (Taylor Center 1960)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Earl Knedgen. Earl passed away November 6, 2018. Earl is survived by his sister Shirley (Ed) Baczewski and brother Joey (Joyce) Knedgen. He is preceded by his parents Joseph and Mary Knedgen.
On Friday, November 9th 2018 visitation will be held from 2 pm to 8 pm at the Voran Funeral, Taylor Chapel located at 23750 Goddard Rd. Taylor, Michigan 48180. A Rosary service will begin at 7:00 pm. On Saturday, November 10th at 9:30 am Earl will lie in state before the Mass of Christian Burial which begins at 10:00 am at St. Alfred Parish located at 24175 Baske St, Taylor, Michigan 48180. Following the mass, the burial service will be at Our Lady of Our Hope Cemetery in Brownstown, all are welcome. Luncheon at Chrystal Gardens located at 16703 Fort St, Southgate, Michigan 48195 will follow at 1:00 pm. Family and friends are encouraged to share their memories at the luncheon.
At the request of Earl, in lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Earl to St. Alfred - St Vincent DePaul.

Kurginski, Thomas (Tom) (Taylor Center 1963 and Retired Taylor Teacher)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Thomas Kurginski of Taylor Michigan. Tom passed away on October 22, 2018 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Kathy. Survived by one brother, Ernest (Judy) Kurginski, Loving father of two furbabies.
Memorial gathering will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 3:00PM to 8:00PM at the Taylor Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 9800 S. Telegraph Rd.
Memorials can be made to the Michigan Humane Society or WAG Animal Rescue in honor of Thomas.

Bader, Deborah (Vogel) (Kennedy 1972)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Debbie Jean (Vogel) Bader, Kennedy class of 1972. Below is a link to the funeral informaion.
https://www.czopekfuneraldirectors.com/…/Debbie-Ba…/Memories

Herbert, Tim (Truman 1980)

The Taylor Schools Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Tim Herbert, Truman Class of 1980. There will be a funeral mass on Friday, October 12 at 11am at St. Constance Church in Taylor.

Roberts, Leonard (Lenny) (Taylor Center 1977)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Lenny Roberts. Lenny passed away on September 14, 2018. Age 59 of Taylor. Loving father of Chelsie Williams. Beloved brother of Steven (Lori) Roberts and Lori Grden. Dearest grandfather of Hank. Loving Uncle of Nick, Melissa, Eric, Brittany and Jessica. Long time companion of Patty Williams. Lenny was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Karen Roberts. Lenny will be deeply missed by family and friends. No formal services. Funeral arrangements and cremation entrusted to the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road. (313) 291-1800. Please share memories and/or leave condolences on Lenny’s guestbook.
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