Arthur Snyder 1923-2015
Arthur Snyder, 92, Highland, died Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Hiawatha Community Hospital.
He was born June 14, 1923, on a farm northeast of Hiawatha, the son of William Franklin and Nell Kramer Snyder. He attended country school and had lived in the Hiawatha and Highland areas all of his life.
Mr. Snyder was a farmer and later operated a St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press route for several years. He also served as curator of the Iowa Sac and Fox Museum east of Highland before retiring.
He was a member of Bellevue United Methodist Church north of Leona. He was a volunteer for Highland Pride and a member of Highland Saddle Club.
He married Betty Wareham on Dec. 8, 1947, at Hiawatha. She survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Dennis Snyder and Randy Snyder, both of Highland, and Bob Wareham, Whiting; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and nine brothers and sisters.
A celebration of life service was held Monday morning at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha, with Pastor Jerry Petering officiating. Interment followed in Hiawatha Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellevue Methodist Church Memorial Fund, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S. Seventh St., Hiawatha, KS 66434.