Janice Mardelle Taylor

October 22, 1934 ~ March 15, 2018 (age 83)

Janice Mardelle Taylor formerly of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 2:00 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, Indiana at the age of 83.

She was born on October 22, 1934 in West Unity, Ohio to Earnest Seymour Bowers and Thelma Lenore (Stantz) Bowers.   On August 22, 1953 she was married in Montpelier, Ohio to Richard Lee Taylor.  They shared 59 years of marriage together before he passed away on September 22, 2012. 

She had been a longtime resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana living in Winona Lake before moving to Wakarusa, Indiana in 2015.  She was a homemaker and member of Warsaw Wesleyan Church.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

She will be lovingly remembered by her two daughters: Cinda Jan (husband Michael) Chase (Burlington, Kentucky); Minda Sue (husband Tom) Davenport (Florida); and her son: David R. (wife Jodi) Taylor (Wakarusa, Indiana).  She also leaves behind her son-in-law:  Clinton Olson (North Webster, Indiana); 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter: Linda Joy Olson in January 2015, one granddaughter: Leslie Taylor, and three brothers:  Lowell, Eugene, and Norman Bowers.           

A memorial service will be conducted on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Jarod Osborne.  Burial will take place at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.   

Memorial donations in Janice’s name may be directed to the Warsaw Wesleyan Church, 2402 Old Road 30 West, Warsaw, Indiana 46580 and would be appreciated by the family.

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