Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN


November 5, 2013


Nov. 2, 2013

Kathryn J. Miller Snyder of Frankfort died Saturday in Avon. She was 99.

Born March 18, 1914, in Clinton County, she was the daughter of the late Russell M. and Ruth Flora Miller. She married Gilbert Snyder on April 12, 1941, in Moran. He died Dec. 21, 1988.

A life-long Clinton County resident, Mrs. Snyder graduated in 1932 from Rossville High School. She received a life license in education from Central Normal College in Danville and completed courses at Butler University. She was a teacher for 29 years, teaching in Owen Township, Jackson Township, and Rossville School Corporation. In 1978, Mrs. Snyder retired from teaching.

Her memberships included Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, where she was an elder and taught Sunday school; the Clinton County Retired Teachers Association; and Leisure Book Club. She was an avid crafter and enjoyed ceramic and painting classes.

Survivors include two sons, Dr. Lynn E. (Dana) Snyder of Brownsburg and Dr. Philip H. (Nancy) Snyder of Avon; six grandchildren, Christa Manahan, Laura Sharbaugh, Allison Snyder, Philip Snyder, Mark Snyder, and Melissa Tannehill; and seven great-grandchildren, Audra Manahan, Campbell Manahan, Margaret Manahan, Patrick Manahan, Micah Sharbaugh, Mackenna Sharbaugh, and Jocelyn Sharbaugh.

A daughter-in-law, Judith Emens Snyder, also preceded her in death.

Services are 11 a.m. Nov. 6 at Genda Funeral Home, Rossville Chapel, with Pastor Donna Enerson officiating. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Rossville School Foundation or Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church.

Online condolences may be shared at www.gendafuneralhome.com.

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