Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 18, 2008
Esther L. Snyder, 95
Esther Lillian Snyder, 95, of Austin, died on Sept. 16, 2008 at Prairie Manor in Blooming Prairie.
Esther was born Dec. 14, 1912 in Roslyn, S.D. to Adolph and Mina (Lensegrav) Thorness. On March 31, 1934 she was united in marriage to Raymond John Snyder in Webster, S.D. Esther was a homemaker. She loved baking, coffee parties with friends, watching Lawrence Welk and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Keith (Debra) Snyder, Austin; daughter-in-law, Mary Snyder, Austin; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Edith (Clarence) Sandvick, Bristol, S.D.; sister-in-law, Verna Ogren, Palo Alto, Calif.; nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond on June 12, 1993; her son, Jerry on Feb. 1, 2005.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 at Mayer Funeral Home with Father Joe Fogal officiating. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday and one hour before the service at Mayer Funeral Home on Friday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
The casket bearers will be grandchildren, Joni Mezera, Doug Snyder, Chad Snyder, Angela Luscomb, Lisa Moon, Amy Snyder.