Jan. 1, 1922 — Jan. 13, 2007
NORWALK — Louise Snyder, 85, of Norwalk, died peacefully in her sleep Saturday January 13, 2007.
She was born Jan. 1, 1922 in Marion, Va. to the late George D. and Alice (Snavely) Prater.
She graduated valedictorian from Marion High School and graduated from Marion College. She married the late Rev. J. Allen Snyder. They lived in Bland, Va., Easton, Pa., Tatamy, Pa., Monongahela, Pa., Ashtabula, Pittsburgh, Selinsgrove, Pa., Marysville, Pa. and Marion, Va. before settling in Norwalk in 1991.
She worked as a librarian in the Selinsgrove School Library and volunteered at the Norwalk Public Library. She also volunteered at St. Peter Lutheran Church and visited local nursing homes.
She is survived by her children, Jay and Jeanne Snyder of Hummelstown, Pa., Mrs. Dale (Betsey) Schnetzer of Huron, David (Dorothy) Snyder, Wadsworth, Mrs. Jon (Judy) Hosfeld of Marysville, Pa., and Dan (Brooke) Snyder of Portland, Ore.; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Doris (Donald) Pippert of Stuarts Draft, Va.
Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. The Rev. Fred Wiechers will officiate.
Memorial gifts may be sent to St. Peter Lutheran Church Scatter Garden Fund or to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.
Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk is in charge of the arrangements.