Pearl E. (Diedrich) Taylor

March 7, 1930 ~ December 11, 2020 (age 90)


Pearl E. Taylor, 90, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Friday, December 11, 2020.

Pearl was born March 7, 1930, in La Porte, Indiana to the late William and Beulah (Shippee) Diedrich.  She had worked at American Home Foods many years ago. Pearl was a past member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Pearl is survived by her children, Al (Tari) Taylor of La Porte, Dennis (Sue) Taylor of La Porte, Karen (Joe) Macalka of La Porte, Kevin Taylor of La Porte, and Randy (Sherry) Taylor of La Porte; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Violet Van Schoyck of La Porte and Betty (Tom) Hedgecock of Las Vegas, Nevada; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom; daughter, Cheryl Simpkins; siblings, William Diedrich Jr., Kenneth Diedrich, Rosie Diedrich, Sally Biernacki, Earl Diedrich, Donald Diedrich, Evelyn Weinkfein, and Edith Mooney; and a grandson, Brian Taylor.

Private services will take place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.

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