Descendants of Pauline M. Taylor


Generation No. 1


PAULINE M.3 TAYLOR (TOLBERT DALTON2, WILLIS1) was born 10 Dec 1911 in Benton, Illinois, and died 14 Sep 2001 in Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Worland, Wyoming. She married CHARLES EMORY "DUDGE" YOST1 Nov 1955, son of CHARLES YOST and LILLY LIGENFELTER. He was born 08 Feb 1913 in Libertyville, Iowa1, and died 26 Dec 2001 in Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Worland, Wyoming1.

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Pauline M. Yost, Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, 18 September 2001, page 2.

TEN SLEEP --- Pauline M. Yost, 89, died Friday, September 14, 2001 at Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. No services are planed. The cremains will be buried in the Ten Sleep Cemetery.

Pauline was born to Tolbert and Hazel (Silkwood) Taylor on Dec. 10, 1911 in Benton, Ill., where she was raised. She moved to Montana in 1930, then to Sheridan in 1940 where she worked on ranches and for the Sheridan Press.

While camping in the Big Horn Mountains, she met sheepherder Charles E. "Dudge" Yost. She often remarked, when she met Dudge that "she had died and went to heaven."

After their marriage in November of 1955, they made their home in the Ten Sleep area where she loved to paint with water colors, collect arrowheads on their many trips to the mountains, and to collect and polish rocks. She made jewelry from the rocks and sold many of her pieces to the Girl Scouts while the couple lived at the Girl Scout National Center West. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband.

She is survived by her husband, Charles "Dudge" Yost of Ten Sleep.

Veile Mortuary in Worland was in charge of arrangements.

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Charles E. "Dudge" Yost, Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, 29 Dec. 2001, page 2.

TEN SLEEP --- Charles Emory "Dudge" Yost, 88, died Wednesday, December 26, 2001 at Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Cremation has taken place and a private graveside committal of the ashes will be held at a later date at the Ten Sleep Cemetery.

Dudge was born Feb. 8, 1913 at Libertyville, Iowa, the son of Charles Nelson and Lilly May (Ligenfelter) Yost. The family moved to Manderson in 1917 and then to Ten Sleep in 1926. After completing his schooling, he went to work on ranches in the Ten Sleep area.

He married Ruth Kresha in 1940 in Billings, Mont. They owned and operated the Manderson Bar for a couple of years. They were later divorced.

Dudge returned to sheepherding on the Big Horn Mountains where he met his second wife. He and Pauline Taylor were married in 1955 in Billings.

Dudge had worked in the oilfields as a roughneck for about 20 years. In 1969, he went to work as the ranch foreman for the National Girl Scouts at the National Center West GSA Camp east of Ten Sleep and stayed until her retired in 1978.

Dudge enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, collecting arrowheads, being in the mountains, and loved to visit with everyone.

He was preceded in death by his second wife, Pauline Yost on Sept. 14, 2001; his parents; five brothers; two sisters; and stepdaughter, Charlotte Luhring.

Dudge is survived by his nephew, Raymond (Bernie) Tolman of Kaycee and niece Joann King of St. George, Utah.

Veile Mortuary, Inc. in Worland is in charge of arrangements.

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