In Memoriam


“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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Stewart Norvell, Kathleen (Kathy) (Taylor Center 1970)

The Taylor Alumni Association sends condolences to the family and friends of Kathleen (Kathy) Stewart. Kathleen Ann Stewart Norvell, 66 of White Plains passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville, IN. Born October 10, 1952, to Charles Stewart and the late Betty (O'Connor) Stewart in Inkster, Michigan. She attended Earlington Assembly of God. She worked in sewing factories for many years before working as a nurse aid at Western State Hospital and Western Kentucky Veterans Center where she enjoyed caring for others. Time spent with her family and her grandchildren was her true joy in life.

Preceded in death by her mother, Betty O'Connor Stewart; and grandparents, Charles and Sarah Stewart.
Survived by her daughter, Kristi Norvell of Madisonville; sons, Brent Norvell of White Plains and Ryan Norvell of Madisonville; grandchildren, Kensley Norvell and Karson Morgan; father, Charles Stewart; brother, Charles "Chuck" Stewart (HST 77); and sister, Genevieve Stewart Branam (HST 79).

Service will be held at Bandy Funeral Home in Nortonville on Friday at 11:00 A.M. with Bro. Lawrence Richardson and Sister Karen Wix officiating. Burial to follow in New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. and Friday after 9:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

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.

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