Wednesday, December 24th, 2008
Wayne I. Snider, 88, 4225 state Route 118, Coldwater, died at 3:45 a.m. Dec. 24, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 28, 1920, in Coldwater, to Earl and Mary Coate Snider. On Nov. 10, 1949, he married Florence Dues, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Daniel, Coldwater; a brother, Lyle (Esther), Mendon; six sisters-in-law, Geneva, Catherine and Mary Kay Dues, all of St. Henry, Alice Cromwell, Gahanna, Alma Osterfeld, Coldwater, and Alvira Meuret, Dayton; two brothers-in-law, Ed Dues, St. Henry, and Mark (Shirley) Dues, St. Marys.
Deceased are a son, Ronald; two brothers, Don and his wife, Ann, and Bob and his wife, Glessna; six brothers-in-law, Bill, Cy and Carl Dues, Holly Cromwell, Tom Osterfeld and Don Meuret; and a sister-in-law, Mary Dues.
He retired in 1983 from Vint Walls Road Construction after 37 years, and was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fraternal Order of Eagles, all in Coldwater. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 in China, Burma and India.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, the Rev. Ron Wilker officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater. Military rites will be conducted by the American Legion and VFW.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and after noon Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfuneralhome.com.