EAST CARBON/PAONIA, Colo - Linda Taylor, of Paonia, Colo., died April 18, 2013, at her home from a valiant fight against cancer. She was 62.
Linda was born Jan. 24, 1951, to Joseph and Ella Mae Burum in Dragerton.
She married Mark Taylor on Aug. 7, 1971, in Paonia, Colo. They celebrated 41 years of marriage.
Linda enjoyed family gatherings, fishing, Bible study and any competitive games. Her greatest joy were her seven grandchildren: McCabe, Cyanna, Kyzer, Leahness, Averie, Charlie and Roland.
She is survived by her husband Mark; two sons, Matt of Paonia, Adam and his partner Tracy, Paonia, Colo; two daughters, Shana and her husband Josh Jensen, Kettle Falls, Wash., and Lynette Taylor, Paonia, Colo; two brothers, Joe Burum and his wife Jean, Price, and Mike Burum and his wife Mary Jo, Paonia, Colo; one sister, Helen Henrie and her husband Boyd, Wellington.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ella Mae Burum and three brothers: Theodore, Robert and Hansel.
A graveside memorial service was held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harden Hospice, 924 Spring Creek Road #C, Montrose, Colorado 81403.
Arrangements were under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.