Patricia "Pat" A. (Matzener) Taylor was born December 2, 1929, in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Harvey and Harriet (Jenks) Matzener. She grew up in Ledyard, IA graduating from Ledyard Consolidated School in 1948.
She was united in marriage to Dean Taylor on August 28, 1949, at the Little Brown Church in the Vale.
Pat enjoyed spending time with family and friends, dancing, listening to music, flowers, and watching birds. She was an active member of the United Methodist Women group, the Pin and needles sewing club, the Eastern Star, and an over 50 year member of the United Methodist Church. Her family was the most important thing to her along with her strong faith and her friends.
Pat died Friday, April 23, 2021, with her daughter Ann by her side at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. She was 91.
She is survived by her daughter, Ann Taylor- Christman of Trinidad, TX; grandchildren, Nicole Burlage of Marion and Nathan Taylor of Ankeny; great-grandchildren, Sydney Burlage of Marion, and step-grandson, Rick S Christman of Modesto, CA, and wife Tami, and many nieces.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Dean in 2001; son, Craig in 2009; son-in-law, Richard Christman in 2020; two sisters and two brothers.