Catherine Ann (Baker) Taylor "Cathy", 70, of Van Wert passed away at 11:28 AM on Saturday, December 04, 2021 at Van Wert Health.
She was born on October 28, 1951, in Van Wert, to Herbert Elmer Baker and the late Marilyn Rose (Phillipy) Baker. A 1970 graduate of Van Wert High School, Cathy went on to earn her accounting degree at Wright State Lake Campus. On February 25th, 1984, she married Eric Taylor. Together, they shared decades of memories.
Cathy worked for Continental Can, where she met Eric. She owned Taylor Embroidery & More and loved to raise and show Maltese. She had several champions and one international champion.
Cathy was a beekeeper and enjoyed gardening, canning and sewing. She also liked to build things and enjoyed collecting tools for her many projects.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Eric Taylor of Van Wert; daughter, Lorina "Lori" Bryde of Van Wert; father, Herbert Elmer Baker of Lancaster, SC; brothers: David (Wanda) Baker of Dayton, TN; Larry Baker of Van Wert; sister, Linda (Karl) Waite of Alpharetta GA; as well as her extended family and friends.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891 with Rev. Gerald Baker, officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, 10968 Woodland Ave. Van Wert, OH 45891.
Family and friends will be received two hours prior to the funeral, from 12 to 2 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Cathy`s memory may be sent to American Maltese Association Rescue, AMAR, 145 W. Harcliff Cr. Lindon, UT 84042. https://www.americanmalteserescue.org/
To share in Cathy's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.