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Taylor Jacobs, age 87, a longtime resident of Kalamazoo, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018. Taylor had a lengthy career of 35 years with the Social Security Administration, serving in management at several Ohio and Michigan offices before retiring as the District Manager of the Kalamazoo Social Security office.
Taylor was predeceased by two sisters.  Surviving are his sister, Frankie & Maxwell Gillette of San Francisco, California, and two nieces.  Taylor will be greatly missed by his family, friends and fellow avid supporters of Western Michigan University Broncos football.
At Taylor’s request, there will be no services.  Honoring his wishes cremation will take place. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Taylor’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:


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  1. Marilyn & (deceased Jim Lamborn) on March 26, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    To our dear Friend and Fellow Bronco,whom we have known for so many years,through the good and the bad, we still supported with all we had.

    We had so many good times together supporting our Broncos and cheering them on. What fun and great memories!

    Love you Taylor, and GO BRONCOS !!

  2. Sid Manning on March 27, 2018 at 8:29 am

    Rest in peace,old friend and co-worker

  3. Latisha Williams on March 27, 2018 at 11:34 am

    Taylor you was such a great man I am glad I had the time to get to know you Thank You for all the Talks and always letting me know my cooking was great!

  4. Jeff Emmer on March 27, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    Taylor – You will be missed. It was our pleasure taking care of you and allowing you to live at home. You truly became a friend. Thank you for all the lunches at the Beacon Club. Go Broncos!!

  5. Julie Becker Connors on March 28, 2018 at 10:53 am

    It was a pleasure knowing you Taylor. I’ll never forget our Christmas goose dinner! Rest in peace my friend.

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