Michael “Jack” Taylor Nov. 26, 2000 – Dec. 20, 2020

Michael “Jack” Taylor

      Michael “Jack” Taylor, 20, of Monticello, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City following a short illness.

      Due to the current health pandemic, private funeral services will be held for the family Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at United Church in Monticello. Rev. Ed Moreano will officiate. Burial will be in Olin Cemetery, Olin. The family will greet friends from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020 at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. Properly fitted face masks must be worn and social distancing will need to be practiced. By visiting Goettschonline.com you may share your thoughts, memories and condolences with Jack’s family.

      Michael Johnathan Taylor was born Nov. 26, 2000 in Cedar Rapids, the son of Mike Taylor and Mindy Martin. He attended Monticello schools and was a member of the Monticello High School Class of 2020. He enjoyed video games, especially Guitar Hero, watching You Tube, going to the movies, listening to heavy metal music, fishing, all kinds of electronics, and eating at Culvers, Burger King, and the Cone Shoppe. He also volunteered at the Animal Welfare Friends shelter in Monticello.

      He is remembered by his parents Mike Taylor of Monticello and Mindy (fiancé Chad Paulsen) Martin of Monticello, siblings Samantha (Jimmy Williams) Taylor of Davenport, Alexandria (Matthew) Crane of Mechanicsville, and Grace Taylor of Waterloo, his girlfriend Alexis Gaal of Indianola, grandparents Pam Martin of Oxford Junction, and Don and Kathy Martin of Burlington, and by several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

      He was preceded in death by his grandparents J. Clifford and Doris Taylor.

      Memorials, in his name, can be directed to the Animal Welfare Friends Shelter,22407 Bus. Hwy 151, Monticello, IA 52310.


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