Mary Snyder

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Cedar Rapids - Mary C. Snyder, 82, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Independence, died on Thursday, September 2, 2010, at the Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center in Cedar Rapids following a short illness.
She was born Aug. 23, 1928, in Perry, the daughter of Kenneth Hiram and Clarine Adelaide (Fox) Young. She graduated from high school in Waukee and completed nurses training at Broadlawns Hospital in Des Moines.
On May 20, 1951, she and Marvin Lee Snyder were married in Waukee. He preceded her in death in 1977. Mrs. Snyder was a registered nurse at Peoples Memorial Hospital in Independence before retiring.
Mrs. Snyder is survived by three daughters: Carol Osborne of Oelwein, Janice (Terry) Studt of Cedar Rapids and Diane (Ronald) Bushell of Lone Tree and one son, Steven (Lois) Snyder of Cedar Rapids.
She is also survived by 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, John "Jack" (Nancy) Young of Urbandale, one sister, Peggy (Chuck) Dowler of Norwalk, and one sister-in-law, Noami Young of Des Moines. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Gerald Young. Graveside services were held Monday at Wilson Cemetery in Independence. Friends may call for visitation from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Monday at the White Funeral Home in Independence. White Funeral Home of Independence is in charge of arrangements. On line condolences may be left at
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Sept. 7 to Sept. 10, 2010