Jack Taylor, 86, of Winona, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Lake Winona Manor. Jack was born April 19, 1930 in Omaha, NE to G.L. and Lauretta Taylor. He grew up in Kearney, NE, graduated from Kearney High School, Kearney State College, and from Physical Therapy School at the University of Iowa. Before coming to Winona in 1960 to start a Physical Therapy Department at Winona General Hospital, he worked for Iowa State Rehab and in a private therapy practice in Marshalltown, IA. He is survived by his wife, Gerri, of 64 years; son, Todd; daughter, Tammy Low; and granddaughters, Shannon (Bobby) Carr, Taylor Low, and Nikki Taylor. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert; and sister, Jean Reid Johnson. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Pleasant Valley Evangelical Free Church with Reverend Joe McConkey officiating. Visitation will follow the service at the church. Memorials can be directed to Pleasant Valley Evangelical Church, 1363 Homer Road, Winona, MN 55987 or Lake Winona Manor, 865 Mankato Ave, Winona, MN 55987. Please share a memory of Jack at www.hofffuneral.com. Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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