Noel B. Taylor, of Rochester, MN, passed away July 23, 2021 at the age of 86. Noel was born July 30, 1934 in Kenosha, WI to Leland and Lurietta (Brand) Taylor.
Noel was a long time employee of IBM's Mechanical Analysis Lab. He was involved in the Southeast Minnesota Flying Club, Rochester Astronomy Club and the Rochester Aero Model Society. He volunteered at the Mayo Clinic by playing piano in the Ghonda Building Atrium. He enjoyed music and was a long time sponsor of the Rochester Symphony. Noel also volunteered more than twenty five years at Lincoln K-8 and Sunset Terrace Schools. He was a Private Pilot with Instrument and Seaplane ratings. Noel served in the Army as a paratrooper from 1958-59.
He is preceded in death by his parents. Noel is survived by his sister, Nancy Olson and nephews Scott and Brad Olson.
The memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Zumbro Lutheran Church, 624 Third Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55092. Inurnment will be in the church columbarium. Memorials preferred to: Department of Development/Parkinson’s Research. Mayo Clinic. 200 First Street SW. Rochester, MN 55905. Online condolences are welcome and may be shared at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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