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Ruth Anne Taylor, 78

| February 4, 2022 7:00 AM

Ruth Anne Taylor, 78, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 25, 2022, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She was born Jan. 19, 1944 in Buffalo, N.Y., to Walter and Florence Cox.

She had many interests, including painting, scrapbooking, genealogy and history, and spreading love among her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death was her mother, Florence, and her brothers, Bruce and Maddy.

She is survived by her husband, Richard H. Taylor of Post Falls, Idaho; mother-in-law, Gloria of Malta; sisters, Mary Cox of Chattaroy, Wash., Marci Kollat (Karl) of Green Spring, Ohio, and Emily Deaver (Mike) of Post Falls, Idaho; sons, Daniel Taylor (Rebecca) of Omak, Wash., Donald Taylor (Tacy) of Mabton, Wash., Hugh Taylor (Debbie) of Libby and Jesse Taylor (Renee) of Helena; her daughter, Dawn Braden (Pat) of Post Falls, Idaho; her stepsons, Timothy Taylor (Shelly) of Kalispell, Robert Taylor (Vicki) of Alaska and Ray Taylor of Libby; and stepdaughter, Penny Meyer (Forrest) of Troy; 19 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. at Schnackenberg Funeral Home, 422 W. 2nd Street, Libby, MT, followed by a graveside burial ceremony.

Any cards or flowers may be delivered to the funeral home. Any financial gifts may be delivered to the Church of God, 1007 Utah St., Libby, for the purchase of Gideon Bibles.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. Online condolences and memories may be shared at