Marilyn Jean Taylor, 69, of Battle Creek, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020. She was born May 4, 1951 in Battle Creek, the daughter of William and June (Prentice) Kissinger. She worked for Interbake Foods for 19 years before their closing. Marilyn retired from Denso after 20 plus years of service. She married John Taylor on July 1, 1967 in Battle Creek. Marilyn enjoyed bowling, camping, and sewing. Marilyn loved spending time with her family and made sure to make her grandchildren’s sporting events.
She is survived by her husband: John; children: Brian (Kathy Cross) Taylor, Bridget (Ronnie Brown) Taylor, and Jawan Taylor; grandchildren: Cloe Taylor, Marshall Spears, Jonathan Taylor, Jacob Taylor, Jeremy Taylor, Tiffany Bolden, Stacia (Q'Darius George) Bolden, DaWan (Sydney Sherry) Smith, and DaNeisha Smith; great grandchildren, Toriano and Bree; siblings: Betty Grafft, Sharon (Charlie) Walker, Billie (Jim) Willavize, Kathy (Greg) Santora; father-in-law: James Taylor; brothers-in-law: Jim (Laurie) Taylor, Jack (Bev) Taylor, Joe Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Lavonne May and Beverly Parker; brother-in-law, Joe Grafft; and mother-in-law, Yvonne Taylor.
A private family burial will be at Hicks Cemetery in Pennfield Twp., MI. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com