OBITUARY

Kathryn Katy June Snyder

February 5, 1927November 9, 2012

KATHRYN (KATY) JUNE SNYDER, 85, of Fort Wayne, died peacefully of natural causes at home surrounded by her loving family. Born Feb. 5, 1927 in Fort Wayne. She was the daughter of the late Elmer and Audrey Moss. She worked at Pepsi Cola Company, Eddies Donut Shop, and Halls Bakery, but her biggest and best job was at home raising her family. Working only before and after her children were raised. She met her devoted husband Lavon at Eddies Donut Shop and spent the last 64 years raising her loving family. "She was a very devoted mother and wife and was very fond of taking long drives in the country with her beloved husband Lavon. She Loved to sew, crochet, draw and was very artistic. She was so talented in making of costumes for her children, she even won the Three Rivers Festival contest every year. They were so unique in design that she was invited to the Ann Colone Show and the Engineer John Show. She was a grand Lady, a one of a kind. She loved singing and playing piano." She wrote poetry for many years. She was a pen pal in the "1927" Pen Pal Club. "She was very thoughtful sending beautiful handmade cards to all her friends and family. She was very devoted to her children. Attending every PTA meeting. She was a room mother, their best friend. Nothing was spared when it came to her children. She always found the time. Her Christian faith was very important. She wouldn't only invite you to the Lords house, she would pick you up. She kept many notes and scriptures. We will all miss her hugs and kisses. Her beautiful smile. Her many Compliments and joyful sense of humor." She is survived by her husband, Lavon Snyder; sons, David (Susan) Snyder of Defiance, Ohio, Lavon (Betty) Snyder, Mark (Ellen) Snyder, and George (Sheri) Snyder all of Fort Wayne; daughters, Marilyn (Russell deceased) Graf of Elkhart, Kathy (Kevin) Clark of Florida, and Kelly Crays of Fort Wayne; 17 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers, Elmer, Billy and Freddy; and her sisters, Betty Robbins, Donna Dornseif, Lois Patterson. Funeral service is noon, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, with calling one hour prior. Burial at Spring Creek Cemetery in Sidey, Ind. Memorials to Heartland Hospice. "A special thanks to Lisa and Ron for all their time and Love."

Services

  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 13, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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November 14, 2012

I send my deapest sorrows to you Mark and George and Kelly. Your childhood friend. Kevin Ramsey

Janie Doctor

November 13, 2012

To the Snyder family, May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Becky Sommer

November 13, 2012

My deepest sympathy to Kelly and the rest of Katy's family and friends.

Roxanne Hart

November 13, 2012

I love you all very much and I know that these are hard times, but the love of God will help you through it. My Aunt Katy, whom I love very much, is with our Lord, and she is now watching you all, and she is so happy, we cannot imagine how wonderful it is to be with our Lord and Savior! Stay strong, we will be reunited again one day!

November 12, 2012

Lavon and family. You're all in our prayers. Your mom sounded like a remarkable lady. Love, Gayle & Tim Pierson.

Sue Kessler

November 12, 2012

Uncle Lavon you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sue Kessler

November 12, 2012

Carly Crays-Love You Grandma!

November 12, 2012

Snyder Family, My sincerest prayers and love to all of you. Have peace knowing your beautiful Kathryn is in the loving arms of Jesus. Aunt Beckie

Aunt Beckie

Diane Snyder Duly

November 12, 2012

To Aunt Kate's family. So sorry for you loss it is very hard to lose you Mother. I sure miss my mom & dad. I'll always remember going to the farm and her & Uncle Frank singing. The one I rembemer the most is You get a line & I'll get a pole. Those were good times. The whole family would go to the farm. Diane Snyder Duly

Cindy and Jack Sakowicz and Family

November 12, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to the family and loved ones. May God be with you all and help you all thru this time. God is our refuge and strength indeed. Love to you all.