Ila Gae Kindler Taylor Aug. 4, 1948 – May 19, 2024


Ila Gae Kindler Taylor, 76, died peacefully on Sunday, May 19. Ila was born in Evanston on Aug. 4, 1948, to Alvin Kindler and Dorothy Fair Kindler. Ila graduated Evanston High school in 1967. 

Ila married the love of her life, Melvin Taylor, on Oct. 25, 1969. Together they had three children: Melvin Lamar (deceased), Brandon (48), and Katrina (46).   

Ila was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Melvin Taylor; her son, Melvin Lamar; both her parents; and many siblings: Janice (Lynne) Adkins, Patricia Kindler, Norbert (Gerri-living) Kindler, Ronda (Frank) Lamb, JaeDee (Jan-living) Kindler, Vietta (Wayne-living) Borino, RaeOma (Fred) Tingey (who died just three days before Ila), Jim Beutel (brother-in-law) and Sheila Kindler (sister-in law).

She is survived by her son, Brandon (Shelly); daughter, Katrina (Wes); granddaughters, Saydi (Rylee) Porter, Emma Taylor and Lydia Taylor; great-grandsons, Elliott and Noah; siblings, Keith (Abieda) Kindler, Thomas (Ann) Kindler, Twyla (Russell Williams-friend) Beutel and Gay (Leon) Taylor; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.    

Please join our family at Lindquist Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd, Ogden, Utah, to celebrate Ila’s life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1. A viewing will also be held on Friday, May 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., and again prior to the service, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the mortuary.

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