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“Our hearts ache for the Taylor family at the loss of this dear woman .. We are Jack's parents-in-law. We're lifting the family in prayer that God...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Gary and Catherine Bauer - IA

“I am Jack's wife Shelly's grandmother. Although I had not met Julie,I am sending condolences to the family as I feel like family through Shelly....Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Eleanor Bauer - Ankeny, IA

“Mike and I first met Julie at Waters Edge in Ogden. enjoyed her laughing and visiting with us. Her and Lila always seemed to have such a good time...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Ronna O'Brien - Ogden

“Julia's warmth, kindness, patience and understanding could be counted on (and a fun sense of humor). ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Davis - Boone, IA

“Julia's warmth, kindness, patience and understanding could be counted on. I always enjoyed and was put at ease with the tableside or sitting room...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Davis - Boone, IA

“Julie was a very special person. I loved working with her at Archway, she was like my "other mother". She will be missed. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Kelly Craun - Boone, IA - Friend

“Many memories of family outings and get-togethers, frog legs, chicken plucking, Great food and fellowship. I will always have those memories to...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Sam Lambasio - Galesburg, IL

“My deepest sympathy to The Taylor Family. Julie was one of the nicest, sweetest people I have ever known. She had a heart of gold.I'm so sorry for...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Barb (Kramer) Ingram - Winnebago, IL

“So sorry for your loss..... hugs to you all ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: lisa taylor-welch - clay city, IL

Racko Wednesday “Oh Julie, my dearest friend. We didn't drink, but we used the bottles for props just to make your kids laugh. I hated baking, but you got me over...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Vonnie Doyle - Ogden, IA - Friend

“We are so very sorry for your loss....Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, during this very sad, and difficult time..Julie was a genuine,...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Lori Beam - Ogden, IA - Friend

“Grandma Juile was soo kind loving and caring to my daughter and grand babies...she will be missed so much!!!!! Sending thoughts and prayers to the...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Sandy and Ken Latuska - Boone, IA

“So sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all! ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Denise Van Pelt - Ogden, IA

“Jill,I am so sorry for your loss. I just realized who your mother was. I worked with her for years at Archway Cookies. She was such a sweet lady,...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Richenda Cripe - Ogden, IA

“Such a great lady. I babysat for her kids. She made my wedding cake as a gift to me. I remember her smile, her laughter and her cooking. She will be...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Mitzi Durbin - Crawfordville, FL

“A kind and compassionate lady. You will truly be missed. Thoughts and prayers to all the family ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Becki Dodson - Ankeny, IA

“We are sorry for your loss. It is very difficult to lose a loved one. May God be with you and guide you through this difficult time. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: larry & Deanna Leichliter - Ogden, IA

“I worked with Julie at Archway Cookies. She was a very nice lady. My sympathies to her family and friends. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Darcy Schroeder - Boone, IA

Julie Taylor, 69, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at her home in Ogden.

Julie's wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Waters Edge in Ogden. Pastor Rick Summerhays will officiate. Visitation will be before the service from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the church. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Julia Mae Taylor born January 20, 1947, in Avon, IL, the daughter of Francis & Darlene (Freburg) Lambiaso.

She graduated from Abingdon Illinois High School in 1965. She earned a degree from Browns Business College in Galesburg, IL in the secretarial program. Julie moved to Indianapolis where she worked for a greeting card company. She was married to Jack Allen Pratt for three months until his death. To this union Jack Hubert Gene was born. Two years later she met Junior Taylor at the A & W in Abingdon, IL. They married June 7, 1969 in Abingdon. To this union three children were born Kimberly Jill, Jessica, and Jason. The couple lived in Altona, IL before moving to Ogden in 1979. Julie worked for Archway of Boone until the company moved. She ran a daycare for many years.

Julie was a part of the Ogden Business Women and enjoyed spending time at The Well in Ogden. She was an excellent baker, having made many wedding cakes, cookies, breads, and candies. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting, cooking, canning, and teaching people on food preparation. With all of this activity, she always had time for her family.

Survivors include her husband, Junior Taylor of Ogden; her children, Jack (Shelly) Taylor of Red Wing, MN, Jill (Mike) Ahrens of Ogden, Jessica Addy and her friend Dan Bracy of Ankeny, IA, and Jason (Tammy) Taylor of Ogden; Tony (Trudy) Kramer of Boone; 11 grandchildren James, Joyanna, Abigail, Elijah, Gabriel, Mikael, Stephon, Mackenzy, Sophia, Isaac, and Ava; three great grandchildren Ivan, Calleigh, and Brantley; brother Ted (Lovina) Lambasio; two sisters Dr. Marlene Lambiaso and Darlene Patrick; two sisters-in-law Betty Taylor and Judy Lambiaso.

She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, and two brothers Linden Taylor and Frank Lambiaso.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.