US Marine Corps

David H. Taylor

August 21, 1943 ~ August 15, 2020 (age 76)


David Harold Taylor, age 76, of Princeton, WI, passed away peacefully at ThedaCare Medical Center in Berlin, WI, on Saturday, August 15, 2020, after a brief illness. Dave was born in Oakdale, WI, in 1943, a son of George W. and Laverne Taylor. Dave joined the United States Marine Corps in October of 1961, served honorably overseas and was discharged in 1966.  In 1968, he married Wendy Lynn (Herrell) Taylor and had two sons, David and Travis. Dave spent many years all over the United States as a long-haul trucker and was a proud member of the Teamsters Union Local 710. 


Dave is survived by his wife, Wendy; 2 sons, David and Travis (Abbie); 5 grandchildren, Devin, Kira, Madison, Trentyn, and Alyssa; 2 brothers, Mike and George. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Laverne Taylor; brother, Kenny; sister, Donna. 


To celebrate Dave’s life and his many friends and neighbors in the Princeton community and beyond, a gathering will be held at the Buckhorn Bar, 531 W. Water St., in Princeton at 4:00 p.m., on August 21, 2020.  All those who loved him are welcome to join and raise a PBR in his honor.


In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to your local library in recognition of Dave’s lifelong love of books and reading.


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Sunset Cremation Center in Princeton

Serving the Family, 920-295-6631

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Gathering of Family and Friends
August 21, 2020

4:00 PM
Buckhorn Bar and Grill
531 W. Water Street
Princeton, WI 54968

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