Ward Snyder


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Posted Online: Dec. 02, 2012, 8:32 pm
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Ward "Ken" Snyder, 66, of Erie, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Erie Baptist Church in Erie. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in the Erie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Ken Snyder Memorial Fund.
Ward Kenneth Snyder was born June 7, 1946, in Moline, the son of Ward E. and Mary A. Snyder. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. Ken was married to Lillian Andrews on Oct. 15, 1966, at the Erie Baptist Church. He was a self-employed truck driver. Ken enjoyed riding motorcycles and watching motorcycle racing, drag racing and boxing. He loved the semitrailers he owned and drove. Ken was a member of the Erie Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian; son, Billy J. (Edith) Snyder, Erie; daughter, Christina (Kevin) Croegaert, Annawan; five grandchildren, Kassandra and Brittany Snyder, Briana Wilkey and Alison and Kenneth Croegaert; brothers, Wayne (Betty) Snyder, Prophetstown, and Richard (Linda) Snyder, Colfax, Iowa; sister, Lovina (Richard) Neyrinck, Port Byron; and brother-in-law, Ron Anderson, Rapids City. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Virginia Anderson.
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