Steven John Taylor, 53, Woodstock, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 1, 1959, in Milwaukee to John and Lillian (Roth) Taylor.
On Oct. 26,1989, he married Mary Ann Sauers.
He was a member of the Woodstock Moose Lodge and worked as a land surveyor for many years.
He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, fishing, cooking, spending time with his grandparents, Alfred and Rose Roth and, most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family members, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Rose Victoria Taylor (Josh Edwards), Harvard; two grandchildren, Breeze Marie Edwards and Buddy Steven Edwards; a sister, Pamela (Eric) Saathoff, Woodstock; two nieces, Morgan and Miranda; and four cousins, Bobby, Bill, Mike and Dan Rakow and their families.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents; and an aunt, Rosemary Rakow.
A memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, and at 10 a.m. Friday, March 15, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock.
All other services will be private.
Memorials can be sent to the family for designation at a later date.