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Maude A. Taylor, a former resident 84th Street and a retired teacher, died Monday (Jan. 25, 1999) in Bethesda Pleasantville Nursing Home, Willmar, Minn., after a brief illness. She was 94.

The former Maude Curtis was a native of Athena, Ore., and lived in Pullman, Wash., until 1926. She graduated from Washington State University in 1926.

Mrs. Taylor worked as a teacher for several years in Ridgefield, Wash., and Hopewell, Va. She left Niagara Falls in 1988 and moved to Lancaster, Mass., then to Sisseton, S.D., in 1989 and Willmar in 1991.

In Niagara Falls, she was a member of the College Club and its Book Group, the Hennepin Mothers Club, Alpha Xi Sorority, Niagara Falls Golden Agers, LaSalle Yacht Club and Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church and its Priscilla Circle.

She enjoyed bridge.

Her husband, Donald, died in 1966.

Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn Dock of Williamsville and Diane Shimer of Willmar; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Lane Funeral Home, 8622 Buffalo Ave. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston.


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