Elizabeth Ann Snyder

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Elizabeth Ann Snyder Feb. 11, 1926 - Aug. 5, 2014 NOTRE DAME - Elizabeth "Bee" Snyder, age 88, of South Bend, Indiana, died peacefully on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Bee was born on February 11, 1926, in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, to George and Marie DeLong. She graduated from McDonell High School in Chippewa Falls in 1944 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 1948, with a degree in Journalism. It was at Indiana University that she met Paul H. Snyder. They were married on June 24, 1950. They settled in Mishawaka and were then transferred in 1954 to Orange County, California, where they lived until moving to South Bend in 1971. They raised five children: Paul Jr., Susan, Patricia, Timothy and Mary. Besides raising the children, Bee worked in journalism in her early years. After her children were grown, she worked at Swanson Highlands Elementary School. Bee was active in her church, with her many friends in Swanson Highlands and at Holy Cross Village, as well as with her cat, Tuxedo. Among many other things, she also loved playing bridge. Bee was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, and her son Paul, Jr. She leaves behind her brother, Jim; sister, Susan; four loving children; eight grandchildren: Erin, Nathan, Zachry, Matt, Steven, Jill, Carlos and Bella; and a great-grandchild: Maddex. There will be a viewing at St. Therese, Little Flower Catholic Church, 54191 Ironwood Road, South Bend, today, August 7th, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. There will also be a viewing on Friday, August 8th, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. She will be buried in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made in her name to the Food Bank at St. Therese, Little Flower Catholic Church, 54191 Ironwood Road, South Bend, IN 46635. Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the Snyder family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.

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Palmer Funeral Homes - Hickey Chapel
17131 Cleveland Rd. South Bend, IN 46635
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 7, 2014
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