Robert E. Snyder, 75, of Osceola, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
Bob was born July 2, 1945 in South Bend to the late Robert E. Snyder, Sr. and Evelyn (Sessler) Snyder. He grew up in Mishawaka and South Bend and was a 1963 graduate of Penn High School.
Bob married B. Louise Dean on March 28, 1964. They have lived in South Bend, Bremen and Osceola.
Bob was employed many years at AM General, retiring in 2000. Through his work there he developed a love for the Hummer vehicles and was proud to own his own yellow H2. In retirement, he worked at Goethals & Wells Funeral Home in Mishawaka.
Bob was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Mishawaka. He also belonged to UAW Local #5. One of Bob’s favorite pastimes was playing cards. He also enjoyed traveling and going out to eat.
Bob is survived by his wife of 57 years, Louise; five children, Dennis Snyder, Cynthia Singleton, Keith (Kelli) Snyder, Christopher (Leanette) Snyder; and Andrew (Padonna) Snyder; honorary daughter, Donna (David) Adkins; 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; and his special dog, “Foxie”.
Bob was preceded in death by an infant son, Richard Lee Snyder; a brother, Dennis Snyder; and his beloved step father, Maury Verstraete.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am Monday, April 26, in Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 4508 Vistula Road, Mishawaka, with Rev. John Eze officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Granger.
Visitation will be from 2 – 5 pm Sunday in Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, 503 W. 3rd Street, Mishawaka, and where a prayer service will be held at 5 pm. Visitation is also from 9:30 – 10:30 am Monday in church.
In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials are suggested to Heartland Hospice or Queen of Peace School.
An online guest book is available at www.goethalswells.com.
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