Donald B. Snyder

Friday, May 18, 2012

Donald B. Snyder, 86, of Webb, Iowa, died Monday, May 14, 2012, at the Sioux Care Center in Sioux Rapids.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 21, at the Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home in Webb. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Sunday, May 20, at the Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home in Webb, where the family will be present to greet friends.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home of Webb.

Donald Barton Snyder was born March 24, 1926, in New Underwood, S.D., the son of Glen and Amelia (Siekman) Snyder. He attended grade school in the Linn Grove area, graduating from Linn Grove High School with the class of 1943.

On March 27, 1948, Donald was united in marriage to Joyce Dalziel at the Methodist parsonage in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. This union was blessed with three children: Joy, Bart and Joni.

As a youth, Donald was involved in 4-H, showing livestock. He would continue his love of animals throughout his years by riding and showing Quarter horses, reining horses and team roping. His love of the land was demonstrated by his pride in farming. He loved and adored his family and will be forever remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

Those left to cherish Donald's memory are his wife of 64 years, Joyce Snyder, of Webb; his children: Joy Winfrey, of Casper, Wyo., Bart (Jane) Snyder, of Mt. Vernon, Mo., and Joni (Todd) Campidilli, of Woodward, Iowa; his grandchildren: Robert Winfrey; Lisa (Kevin) Day, Christy (Chris) Schakel, Kalvin (Kelli Jo) Glienke, Cody (Kaci) Snyder, and Clayton Campidilli; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Tom (Diane) Snyder, of Baton Rouge, La.; one sister, Joan Walquist, of Linn Grove, Iowa; extended family and many friends who shared in his life.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Amelia Snyder; and his brother-in-law, Don Walquist.