Elizabeth Taylor Lehman

Elizabeth Taylor Lehman

Elizabeth Taylor Lehman, 87, of Madison died Tuesday, August 14, 2012, following complications from breast cancer.

She was born July 21, 1925 in Pawtucket, RI, the daughter of William Spencer Taylor and Maude Hemingway. Elizabeth married Robert F. Lehman on August 2nd, 1947. He preceded her in death on September 15, 1986.

She is survived by her five children, Deborah (Dennis) Barcz and their children Morgane and Jessica of Golden, CO; Bradley (Sally Kimberly) Lehman of North Canton, OH, and their children Kimberly Gabriel (Marc), Jackie Lehman, and Sarah Lehman of Chicago; Gregory Lehman (Dawn Martin) and their children Robert, Sarah, and Laura of Minneapolis; Lisa Lehman of Columbia, SC; Robin (Michael) Nyffeler and their daughter Olivia, of Middleton; great grandsons Mason Henry and Jacob Taylor Gabriel (born August 14th and kissed Nana on her way to heaven).

Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Avenue, Madison. The Reverend Scot Sorensen will officiate. A private family burial service will follow. Memorials in Elizabeth’s name may be directed to the Chazen Museum of Art, 800 University Ave, Madison, 53706.

Elizabeth drew her strength and inspiration from her family, many dear friends, the assurance of her faith, and her wonderful sense of humor.