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Janis E Taylor

KSAL StaffNovember 18, 2021

Janis E. Taylor, 74 of Salina, passed away Saturday, November 13, 2021. She was born March 12, 1947, in Gothenburg, Nebraska.

Janis worked for the FBI in Washington D.C. for 2 years as a secretary before moving to Grand Island, Nebraska. There, Janis found a job as a seamstress for the V. A. Hospital for 18 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Vernon “Pat” and Margery (Hollibaugh) Purintun, a sister; Judy Fester and a brother; Jerry Purintun.

Janis is survived by her loving husband of 54 years; Jerry T. Taylor, a son; Justin Taylor of Kenai, Alaska, 2 daughters; Jennifer (Anthony) Hastings of Salina, and Julie Taylor and her significant other; Nick Rupard, of Chicago, Ill., her sister; Jolene (Al) Jankowski, of Elkhorn, Nebraska, 7 grandchildren; Natalie Sue Taylor, Eric Taylor, Makelti Hastings, Makaen Hastings, Makambri Hastings, Krissa Radford, and Jordan Bulin; 3 great-grandchildren, Aleah Taylor, Audrey Radford, and Peyton Radford; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 1:00pm, Saturday, November 20, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 702 South Ninth Street, Salina.

Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League in care of Roselawn Mortuary, PO Box 2322, Salina, 67402.

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