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SNYDER, Basil 1908-1988


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/3/2019 at 08:28:50

Basil Snyder, 79, Rites At Wellsburg

Funeral services were held at the Ivester Church of the Brethren east of Eldora on Tuesday, August 23, for Basil Snyder, 79, of Wellsburg who died at the Sartori Hospital in Cedar Falls. He had been taken to the hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack in Aplington on Saturday, August 20.

Rev. Phil and Rev. Louise Rieman officiated at the services. Margaret Snyder, Basil's daughter, was vocalist, accompanied by Mrs. Howard Cakerice. Flower ladies were Lorraine Siefken, Louise Ross and Lou Claassen.

Casket bearers were grandchildren Jason Lindaman, Jerry Lindaman, David Sells, Sonja Stout, Joe Stout, Pam Sells, Shelly Lindaman, Sarah Meyer, Caleb Reents, Steven Meyer and a nephew Glen Snyder.

Interment was in the Sheller Cemetery with the Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg in charge of arrangements.

Basil Snyder was born December 4, 1908 in Adair county, Missouri to Hiram and Bertie Daniels Snyder. He attended schools in Adair county. His mother died when he was about two years old. His father married again and his stepmother, Ethel, was "mother" to him.

On February 14, 1936, he was married to Doris Hess at the home of her parents in Melrose township in Grundy county. He was a member of the Ivester Church of the Brethren, Farm Bureau, Cheerful Helpers Sunday school class and Kappa Iota Club. A memorial fund has been established.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepmother, a brother, Adrian, a stepbrother, Cecil Williams, a stepsister Iona Meyers, a half-sister Lucille Hodges.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Shirley Lindaman of Carpenteria, Calif., Margaret Snyder of Des Moines, Karla and her husband Harold Sloan of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Jane and her husband Richard Reents of Wauconda, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four half-brothers, Burl Snyder and Merle Snyder of Kirksville, Missouri, Gilbert Snyder of LaPlatta, Missouri and Greg "Cleme" Snyder of San Francisco, California; and one half-sister Louise Truitt of St. Louis, Missouri.

--Hardin County Index (Eldora, Iowa), 26 August 1988, pg 2


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