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Donna Lou Snyder

November 1, 1938 — April 1, 2021

Donna Lou Snyder, age 82 of Remsen, IA, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, with Pastor Intern Renae Behrends officiating.  Burial will follow at the Remsen Cemetery.  Visitation with family present will be 4-6 p.m. on Monday, there will be a prayer service at 6 p.m. all at the funeral home.  Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday.  Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Condolences maybe sent online at www.fischfh.com 

Donna was born November 1, 1938 at Omaha, NE, the daughter of Ellis & Lucy (Liddick) Skelton.  She was raised and educated in South Omaha, NE.   

On April 1, 1963 she married Ted Alvin Snyder at Plattsmouth, NE.  The couple made their home in La Platte then moved to Plattsmouth where they lived for 38 years.  She worked as a housekeeper at The Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth.  In 2006 Donna & Ted moved to Remsen, IA.  Ted passed away February 9, 2013. 

She was a member St. Paul Lutheran Church ELCA in Remsen.  She enjoyed gardening, flowers, feeding her birds, cooking, baking, shopping and going to casino’s.   

She is survived by her 6 children, Tom (Athena) Dooley of Plattsmouth, NE, Katie (Tom) Rodesch of Remsen, IA, Ed (Lori) Dooley of Bellevue, NE, Butch (Edona) Snyder of Remsen, IA, Scott (Kim) Snyder of Alton, IA, Doug Snyder of Plattsmouth, NE; 11 grandchildren, Shelly Minette, Brook (Brian) McConnaughey, Kari (Kyle) Niehus, Colby (Alison) Snyder, Josh (Ashley) Prins, Melissa Dooley, Katlyn (Mason) Kruger, Lindsey (Jerod) Snyder, Maddy Snyder, Josie Snyder & Sydnie Snyder; 9 great-grandchildren, Christian Tilson, Jaylen Brown, Breighton Dooley, Kenzie Niehus, Kasen Niehus, Blake McConnaughey, Brityn McConnaughey, Aiden Snyder & Tayte Kruger. 

She was preceded by her parents, Ellis & Lucy, her husband, Ted, her son, Ron Dooley, her sister, Carol Skelton, Father & Mother-in-law, Roy & Edna Snyder. 

Casket bearers will be Colby Snyder, Kyle Niehus, Christian Tilson, Jaylen Brown, Brian McConnaughey, Josh Prins, Mason Kruger & Jerod Heine.

Honorary bearers will be her great-grandchildren.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, April 5, 2021

4:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Fisch Funeral Home & Monuments

310 Fulton St, Remsen, IA 51050

Visitation with family present will be 4-6 p.m. on Monday, there will be a prayer service at 6 p.m. all at the funeral home. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday.

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