Born Sept. 30, 1940 in Cleveland, she was the daughter of Theodore and Edna (Bailey) Taylor. She had lived in Ravenna most of her life.
Mrs. Persuhn had worked as a nurse's aide at Longmeadow Care Center in Ravenna.
She was was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle of Streetsboro.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Sr.; sons, Robert E. Jr. of Ravenna, and Ralph E. of Kent; daughter, Dawna J. Hensley of Kent; six grandchildren; brother, Robert E. Taylor of Florida; sister, Edna J. Dean of Cleveland Heights; half-brother, Terry of Ravenna; and sister, Lucille Parr of Florida.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Wood-Kortright Funeral Home, Ravenna Chapel, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Thomas Shirer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Streetsboro.