Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2001

Nena L. Snyder


September 20, 2001

Services for Nena Lois Snyder, 91, Eudora, were Wednesday, Sept. 19, at First Christian Church, Lawrence. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Snyder died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, at Eudora Nursing Center.

She was born Nov. 8, 1909, in Carl Junction, Mo., the daughter of Robert Lee and Anna Jay Ferguson.

She was a graduate of Pittsburg High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She also attended Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg.

Mrs. Snyder moved to Lawrence in 1950 from Pittsburg. She recently had moved to Eudora.

A telephone operator for Southwestern Bell for many years, Mrs. Snyder also had worked as a salesperson for Hillcrest Hardware. She retired in 1974.

Mrs. Snyder was a member of First Christian Church, Lawrence.

She married Grant A. Snyder on Jan. 21, 1939, in Pittsburg. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet Snyder, Topeka; a son, Bill Snyder, Gonzales, La.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A son, John Snyder, died in 1995.

The family suggests memorials to the American Red Cross, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

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