In Memory

Donald M Snyder - Class Of 1947

Donald M Snyder

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Donald M. Snyder

Oct. 15, 1927 - Dec. 6, 2018

SOUTH BEND, IN - Donald M. Snyder, residing in South Bend, passed away peacefully at 11:00 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018 following a brief illness at the age of 91 years old. He was born October 15, 1927 in South Bend, the son of Melvin & Maude (Taylor) Snyder, and has remained a lifelong resident of this community.

On February 1, 1947 at Immanuel Methodist Church, South Bend, Don was united in marriage to Thelma M. Brillhart, who has remained the love of his life for nearly 72 years. He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jane Lynn & Pete Nagy of Elkhart; and his son Mark Donald Snyder of South Bend; along with two grandchildren, Erika (Brian) Dutrieux of Rogers, AK and Matthew (Kelly) Nagy of Kalamazoo, MI; and five great-grandchildren, Lukas, Blake, and Grant Dutrieux, and Jack & Emily Nagy.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Katherine “Katie” DeWachter on May 25, 2009.

Don was a 1947 graduate of Central High School, a graduate of DeForest Radio & Television Engineering, and the Electrical Apprenticeship at Studebakers.

He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII from 1944-1946.

Military honors and burial will follow at Southlawn Cemetery. Online condolences to the family may be sent to www.palmerfuneralhomes.com Donations may be made to: Shriners Hospital for Children -- Chicago 2211 North Oak Park Avenue, Chicago IL 60707-3392 1-773-622-5400 Visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on December 11, 2018.

Online condolences to the family may be sent to www.palmerfuneralhomes.com Donations may be made to: Shriners Hospital for Children -- Chicago 2211 North Oak Park Avenue, Chicago IL 60707-3392 1-773-622-5400 Visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on December

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