Ivan Taylor, an 87 year old Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 7:40 p.m., Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.
There will be a private family inurnment in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. Services under the direction of Slater-Neal Funeral Home, Trenton, MO.
Ivan Neal Taylor was born November 23, 1933 in Weatherby, MO to Thomas and Gladys (Bell) Taylor. Ivan served his country as a Communications Specialist in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On September 8, 1961 he was united in marriage to Rebecca Ann Howe in Phoenix, AZ. They moved to Arizona from 1963 until 1972 when they moved back to Trenton. Ivan worked many jobs including working at Trenton Foods, Modine Manufacturing, as an E.M.T., before retiring from Green Hills Rural Development. They attended Bible Baptist Church and enjoyed square dancing.
Surviving relatives include his wife Rebecca of the home, daughter Lisa Oesch and husband Nathan of Wheeling, MO, and Teresa Schoenhals and husband Rocky of Ashford, AL, a brother Robert Taylor and wife Ruth of Laredo, MO, a sister Janice Miller of Trenton, and grandchildren Andrew Schoenhals and wife Jacqueline, Jessica Steckmest, and Ryan Oesch.
Those preceding him in death include his parents, a sister Betty Taul, and brothers Gerald, Kenneth, Raymond, Russell, and George Taylor.
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