Hillside Funeral Home West

2929 West 13th Street North, Wichita, KS


Leona Mae Snyder

January 8, 1933August 23, 2020
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Leona Mae Snyder passed away peacefully at age 87 after a brief illness on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Leona was born January 8, 1933 to Harrison and Pauline Morris. She was the second child of six. Leona spent her childhood in Argonia, KS and at the age of 18 she married Loyd Sternberger. They made their home in rural Barber Co., KS. They had one daughter Karen Darlene. After Loyd’s passing Leona moved to NW, Oklahoma and resided in Alva and Woodward until she remarried Herman Snyder Jr. The couple made their home in Medicine Lodge and Hardtner KS eventually retiring in Wichita, KS to be closer to family. Leona was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, her husband Lloyd, and her husband Herman. She is survived by her daughter, Karen (John) of Wichita, grand daughters Stacie (Dean) Clarkson of Independence, KS; Sarah (Jamison) Yoder of Garden Plain, seven great-grandchildren, three sisters Joyce Morris, Veloris Hoy, Arnell Evans and one brother, Correl Morris and many nieces and nephews. Leona generously loved and supported her family. She especially enjoyed watching her great grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling and reading and spending time with family. A celebration of life will be 2pm on Friday August 28, 2020 at Hillside Funeral Home, 2929 W. 13th St. N., Wichita. Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Elwood Township Fire Department.


  • Elwood Township Fire Department
  • St. Jude Children's Hospital


  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, August 28, 2020



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Rose Blunk

August 25, 2020

My condolences to you, Karen and family. I always enjoyed visiting with Leona. She was a lovely lady.

John Snyder

August 25, 2020

My father, Herman Snyder, was very blessed to have had Leona as his wife. She was a devoted wife and took very good care of him as they shared 28 years of marriage.
I sincerely extend condolences to her family for their loss.

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