Morton "Mort" Snyder

August 23, 1935September 7, 2018

Morton “Mort” Snyder, 83, of Henderson, a retired entrepreneur, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa to Edward and Edith Snyder (nee Winer).

Mort grew up in Minneapolis, MN and was a southern Nevada resident for over 25 years. He was co-founder of Leather Headquarter of Las Vegas; and the owner of Chef Café, Frogi’s Family Restaurants, Szechuan Star Restaurant, and Mama Lu’s BBQ, Snyder’s Liquor Star, all of Minneapolis. Mort is preceded in death by his parents and survived by wife, Nancy Snyder; son, Michael Snyder; and brother, Gerald Snyder. Funeral and burial services will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at King David Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, 2697 E. Eldorado Lane, Las Vegas, NV Chapel. Family requests that memorial donations be sent to a Boulder City Veterans Home. King David Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.


  • Edward Snyder, Father
  • Edith Snyder (Winer), Mother
  • Nancy Snyder, Wife
  • Michael Snyder, Son
  • Gerald Snyder, Brother


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  • Reception Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Morton "Mort" Snyder

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Elaine Bordow

September 9, 2018

Dear Nancy and Michael,
I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time. I know both of you will miss Mort, but I hope happy memories of special times together will get you by. Love, Elaine