Blondena Mae Taylor Hudson Rainer, 93, of Racine

Blondena Mae Taylor Hudson Rainer, 93, of Racine, passed away, at 11:22 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her residence. Born September 6, 1927 in Jackson County, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Allen Wesley and Velma Lee Casto Taylor. She was a retired Mail Clerk for the United States Postal Service and a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church. All her friends and loved ones remember her love of square dancing, and her kindness to all. 

She is survived by her children, Gene D. (Linda) Hudson, of Pomeroy, Shirley Stephenson, of Syracuse, and Toni (Patrick) Grueser, of Rutland, grandchildren, Joy M. (Kevin) Oiler, Don A. (Robin) Stephenson, Lynsi G. Hudson, Allen D. Hudson, step-grandchildren, Lori L. Kimes, Rawley D. Stewart, II., a great-grandchild, Caitlin E. (David) Oiler-Landers. A special niece Edie and Rose Hubbard, special friends, Brenda and Kermit Stalnaker, and Mattie Teaford, and several nieces and nephews that she loved, also survive. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Franklin D. Hudson, her second husband, Harold Rainer, a brother, Leo (Lennie) Taylor, sisters, Pauline Rose, Ruby Pickens Lyons, and Doris Wilson. 

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in the Greenwood Cemetery, Racine. Rev. Larry Fisher will officiate and interment will follow. The Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Racine, is entrusted with the arrangements.