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Katy Taylor

May 2, 1959 — September 6, 2020

Wausau

Katy Marie Taylor, 61, of Wausau, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, September 6, 2020.

She was born on May 2, 1959 to the late Thomas and Frieda (Remas) Edwards in Chicago, Illinois. She married the love of her life, Timothy Lee Taylor, on May 8, 1975, and shared 45 years of marriage together. They raised four wonderful children.

She loved long car rides with her family and sneaking out to eat. She was an avid Elvis fan, and collected countless items of Elvis memorabilia. She enjoyed watching soap operas and The Price is Right. Katy loved her grandkids and great grandkids more than words express. She was also quite the messenger, constantly texting her family to share how much she cared about them. Her caring nature, charming wit, and humor will never be forgotten.

She is survived by her husband, Timothy Taylor, Wausau; children, Katy L. Taylor, Timothy L. Taylor,  Christopher Taylor, and Crystal Taylor, all of Wausau; grandchildren, Jasmine Rodriguez-Taylor, William Riemer-Taylor, Mariah Weso, Joy Riemer-Taylor, Devin Bear, Blaze Bear, SaRaya Taylor; great grandchildren, Luis Lyon, Persephone Riemer-Taylor. She is further survived by her brothers, Dimitri Colosimos, Billy Edwards, Tommy Colosimos; great-uncle, Nicky Remas; and her cousin, Pauline Carlisle and her son, George Remas-Carlisle; as well as Cierra Deal. She was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, William Riemer; grandmother, Mary Remas; and aunt, Theodora Remas.

A funeral service will be celebrated at 12:00 noon on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce Street, Wausau. The Rev. Samuel Martin will officiate. Burial will be held at Pine Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

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Visitation

Monday, September 14, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 14, 2020

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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Interment

Monday, September 14, 2020

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau

1501 Grand Ave, Wausau, WI 54403

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