Dolores Venita Taylor, 88, of Bethalto, died at 1:22 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton.
She was born March 30, 1926, in St. Louis, the daughter to the late John and Dorothy (Weeks) Koprich.
On Oct. 16, 1948, she and Hamer Barton Taylor were married in Bethalto. He survives in Bethalto.
Dolores was a homemaker and had also worked at Olin Corp. and Geno’s 140 and enjoyed decorating cakes. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor bowled in a Senior League for many years together.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, John B. and Patty Taylor of Brighton; a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and John Berghoff of Alton; six grandchildren, Mandy Dilks, Samantha Taylor, Zachary Taylor, Rhonda Dearing, Keith and Ryan Berghoff; and five great-grandchildren, Brianna, Tyler, Madeline, Alex and Brandon.
Services will be private at Paynic Home for Funerals.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online information and guestbook may be found at www.paynicfh.com.