GALESBURG - Polly L. Snyder, 81, Galesburg, died at 1:58 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017, at home.
Polly was born April 1, 1935 in Terre Haute, Illinois, the daughter of John P. and Mildred I. Pence Lovitt. She married Jack L. Snyder in 1953. He preceded her in death in 1977. Polly is survived by two sons, Daniel E. (Barb) Snyder of Indianapolis and Greg E. Snyder of Rio; three daughters, Judith L. Kroner of Moscow Mills, Missouri, Linda K. Putnam of Gladstone and Peggy L. Snyder of Springfield; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Along with her husband, Polly was preceded in death by her father, J.P. Lovitt; mother, Mildred Worden; a brother, Craig Lovitt; and her great-granddaughter, Riley M. Thomas.
Polly worked as a teller and personal banker for many years at First National Bank, later Wells Fargo, retiring in 1995. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and loved to travel and shop.
Visitation will be 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017, at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. The Rev. Matt Reese will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded after funeral services. Burial of cremated remains will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, in East Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Polly's memory to Harbor Light Hospice. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.