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1935 Elba 2020

Elba Snyder

February 27, 1935 — November 29, 2020

E lba Marie Snyder went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, November 29, 2020. She was born February 27, 1935 to Byron and Elizabeth (Saylor) Robinson. They preceded her death along with her husband, Carrol Snyder, and her brothers, Cedric, Eugene, and Robert Robinson.

Elba graduated from Sabetha High School and then spent some time working in Topeka before moving back to Sabetha and marrying Carrol Snyder in 1953. They enjoyed 66 years of marriage and living on the farm. She especially enjoyed taking care of her animals, garden, and flowers.

Elba was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be missed by those she left behind. She is survived by her children, Greg (Kara) Snyder of Stilwell, KS; Brad (Holly) Snyder and Kurt (Jayne) Snyder of Morrill; and Jeana (Scott) Heidtbrink of Smithville, MO; grandchildren, Quinton (Heather) Snyder and Kenton (Heidi) Snyder of Quincy, IL, Trent (Cristina) Snyder of Madison, WI, Shayna (Kevin) Heideman of Corning, KS, Travis (Laura) Snyder and Trae Snyder of Manhattan, KS, Jarod (Ashley) Snyder of Seneca, KS, Logan (Sarah) Snyder of Hiawatha, KS, Jesse (Megan) Snyder of Osage, IA, Shannon (Kraig) LaRosh of Smithville, MO, Daniel (Katie) Heidtbrink of Westin, MO, Taylor Heidtbrink of Warrensburg, MO, and 22 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, EmmaRetta Pyle of Hiawatha.

She was a member of the NorthRidge Church in Sabetha.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the NorthRidge Church in Sabetha, Kansas. The family will safely greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Inurnment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery for the immediate family only. Memorial contributions may be made to NorthRidge Church or the Sabetha Community Hospital, sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia Street, Sabetha, KS 66534.

*The Nemaha County Health Department has mandated masks for all public gatherings. Popkess Mortuary will be following all health department regulations and masks will be required to enter funeral ceremonies.*

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