Velva Leola Taylor, "Lee" was born Aug 7, 1923 in Rose Grove, Hamilton County, Iowa to James Oscar Hudson, and Minnie Irene Hudson (Bever). She graduated from Lincoln High School, Webster City, Iowa In 1939. She married Wilbur (Bill) Taylor in 1943, and they lived in the Quad Cities until 1957, when they moved to Pueblo. Lee was active in the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, being a troop leader to three of her children. She was a member of the Alpha Tau Chapter,Theta Kappa Sorority for 50 years, the Woodworkers Club, the Quilters' Club, and the Wetmore Library Association. Lee was an artist and craftswoman: she shared her happiness and heart with family and friends through her paintings, woodwork, and beautiful quilts. She and Bill retired in 1976 to their cabin in the Wetmore Valley, CO. She had a career as a area manager, selling Sarah Coventry Jewelry, which enabled her to travel to many parts of the world. Bill passed away in 1999 after 56 years of marriage. She is predeceased by her son, William, 1985 and three brothers, Wendell, Leland, and Vernon. Lee is survived by sisters-in-law Maralyn (Leland) Hudson , Shirley Taylor De Regulas and brother-in-law Leonard De Regulas. She leaves behind her daughters, Angela (Michael) Healy, Susan (Robert) Cline and Nancy (Timothy) Miller, as well as grandchildren, James (Lori) Pearson, Carrie Jane (Daniel) Hill, Robert Taylor Cline, Daniel Miller, Jacob Miller, Audra Williams, and Great-Grandchildren, Hope Williams and Alexander William Hill. Lee also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. She joined her family in the Afterlife, as they called out to her on Feb 10, 2010 in Ft Collins, Larimer County, Colorado. She was a devoted wife and a fun and loving Mother. Her presence will always be with those she has left behind. The Taylor Family would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to Clare Bridge, Hospice Pathways, Ft. Collins and Dr. Andrea Kaletta, who was at her bedside in Clare Bridge on Christmas Eve. A special Thank You to Sheri (Hudson) Johnson and Pam (Hudson) Wold, who always made her feel like a special Aunt. At Lee's request, there will be no services. Lee will be cremated and interred in the Spring next to Bill on their wedding anniversary.