Ellen Charlotte (Kohlman) Taylor, 95, Evansville

Ellen Charlotte (Kohlman) Taylor, 95, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at North River Health Campus.

Ellen was born in Riverside, Rhode Island, on September 5, 1924, to the late Herman A. Kohlman Sr. and Carlotta (Penniman) Kohlman.

She was a graduate of East Providence High School and Edgewood Secretarial School in Providence, Rhode Island.

Ellen was a member of Main Street Presbyterian Church in Petersburg.

She worked as a secretary at Edwards and Angell Law Firm in Rhode Island and later moved to the Jasper area and worked at Tri-Cap Health Services. While working at Tri-Cap, Ellen met and married the love her life, Bill Taylor, and moved to Petersburg. Ellen loved teaching Sunday School, gardening, flowers, and was an avid environmentalist.

Ellen is survived by her nephew, Paul Kohlman (Charlotte); nieces, Joanna Holtman (Larry) and Pat Kohlman; and great-nieces and nephews, Jeremy Kohlman and Rachel Kohlman and her fiancé, Drew Campbell, Lindsey Holtman and Alex Holtman, Jamie Carey (Philip) and Stella Engelhardt.

Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, William Taylor; her parents; brother, Herman A. Kohlman Jr. and his wife, Laura; and nephew, David L. Kohlman.

Friends may visit from 3 p.m. CT until 5 p.m. CT on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Main Street Presbyterian Church, 910 Main St, Petersburg, and again from 9 a.m. CT until service time on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1925 Volkman Road, Evansville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. CT on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with Pastor Kirk Horstmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Main Street Presbyterian Church or Pike Animal Welfare Shelter, 4224 N Meridian Road, Petersburg, IN 47567.

Ellen’s family would like to thank the staff at Amber Manor Nursing Home and the staff at North River Health Campus for the exceptional care and compassion shown to her.

Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com.


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