Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Ruby B. Snyder, 93, of Chillicothe died at 1:20 p.m.  Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Heritage Health Care in Chillicothe.

Born Nov. 25, 1919, in Piper City, Ill., to Emmit and Ollie (Graves) Sarver,   she married James H. Snyder on July 21, 1946, in Peoria. He died May 27, 1997.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Cecil and Wilfred; and one great-grandchild.

Surviving are three children: Dick (Sue) Snyder of Lacon, Denny Snyder of Pontiac, and Julie (Don) O’Neill of Princeville; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lottie (Loris) Stisser.  

She was involved in several clubs: the Needle Craft Club, Pinochle Club and Our Delight Girls Club.  She was a 4-H Leader for many years.  

Funeral services were Saturday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe where visitation preceded services. The Rev. Ted Mitchell officiated. Burial was in LaSalle Cemetery.  

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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