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Born: February 20, 1940

Death: March 4, 2013



Robert Taylor Sr.

February 20, 1940 - March 4, 2013

Funeral services for Robert Taylor, Sr., age 73 of Niobrara, Nebraska, will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Ponca Tribal Agency Building, southwest of Niobrara. Rick Thomas will officiate, with burial in the Ponca Tribal Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, and continue until service time on Thursday, with nightly Wake Services at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday night and Wednesday night.

Brockhaus Funeral Home of Niobrara is in charge of arrangements.

Robert died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Robert D. Taylor, Sr. (Geethay Wahthay), son of Alex & Elizabeth (Knudsen) Taylor, was born February 12, 1940, at Winnebago, NE. Robert served in the U.S. Army from August 26, 1963 until receiving his Honorable Discharge on August 12, 1965. On May 15, 1967, Robert was married to Viola LeRoy.

Robert is survived by his children, Ronald (Beanie) Dittman, Robert D. Taylor, Jr., of Yankton, SD, Russel Taylor of Lincoln, NE, Curtis Taylor of Lake Andes, SD, Wesaly Taylor of Norfolk, NE, Joshus Taylor of Yankton, SD, Elizabeth White & husband Noah of Santee, NE, & Caroline Alexander of Decatur, NE; brothers & sisters, Sandy Taylor of Winnetoon, NE, Debbie (husband Gary) Robinette of Winnetoon, Ed (wife May) Wright of Tucson, AZ, & Tony (wife Karen) Wright of Lower Brule, SD; 15 grandchildren; & many nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Taylor (on October 15, 2011); parents, Alex & Elizabeth (Knudsen) Taylor; brothers, Oscar Taylor, Clifford Taylor, Alexsander Taylor, Aron Taylor, & Calvin Wright; & sisters, Charmaine Taylor & Beaudette Wright.


Funeral services

Thursday March 7, 2013, 2:00 P.M.


Ponca Tribal Agency Building--rural Niobrara, Nebraska

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Wake Service

Wednesday March 6, 2013, 7:00 P.M.


Ponca Tribal Agency Building--rural Niobrara, Nebraska

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Wake Service

Tuesday March 5, 2013, 7:00 P.M.


Ponca Tribal Agency Building--rural Niobrara, Nebraska

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Visitation

Tuesday March 5, 2013


Ponca Tribal Agency Building--rural Niobrara, Nebraska

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Visitation will begin at 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, and continue until service time on Thursday.

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