Irene E. Snyder

irene snyder
Irene E. Snyder, age 99 of New Hampton, IA died on Friday, October 2, 2009 at New Hampton Nursing and Rehab Center in New Hampton , IA. Irene Elizabeth was born in Hartley, IA on December 6, 1909 to William and Jenny (Dunn) Smith. She was a 1928 graduate from New Hampton High School. She then taught in a rural school. On August 21, 1929 Irene was united in marriage to John Jack Snyder. Following their marriage they farmed the family farm of his parents, west of New Hampton. After retiring and moving in to town she was a co-owner of the Mode ODay Dress Shop for several years and later worked with the New Hampton School lunch program. Irene was a member of the United Methodist Church. She enjoyed entertaining, cooking, gardening, and most of all playing cards, being a member of several Bridge and 500 card clubs. She also enjoyed traveling. Irene is survived by two daughters Jane (Bob) Manges, and Sandra (Don) Schueth both of New Hampton; five grandchildren Steve (Deb) Manges of Waterloo, IA, Doug Schueth of New Hampton, Jackie (Chris) Perkins of New Hampton, Lon (Mickey) Schueth of Cottage Grove, MN and Jodee (Lowell) Young of Ackley, IA; eight great-grandchildren Troy (Harat) Manges, Tonya (Brandon) Aukes, Ryan (Leann) Perkins, Tara Perkins and fianc Bob Shekleton, Christina Schueth, D.J. Schueth, Cassie Young, and Michael Young; three great-great-grandchildren Dillon, Austin, and Jaryd Johnson, one sister Hazel Drewelow of New Hampton, and several nieces and nephews. Cemetery: Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery with Steve Manges, Doug Schueth, Lon Schueth, Chris Perkins, Lowell Young, and Troy Manges serving as casket bearers. Visitation: Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, October 5, 2009 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Tuesday in the East Gathering Center of the church. Service: Funeral services will be at 10:30 am on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at United Methodist Church, in New Hampton, IA with Reverend Todd Holman officiating.

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  1. So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, grandmother. She was a very dear lady. I know that my mom also extends her sympathy. She will miss her also. Your family is in our thoughts & prayers.

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

    Tisha and Jason Morris and family

  3. We would like to extend our sympathy for the loss of your mother and grandmother. She was blessed with a long life and her loving family close by.

  4. Jane and Bob, Sandra and Don,
    Your Mom was a wonderful person of whom I have such fond memories. My sympathies and prayers are with you.


  5. So sorry to hear about Irene. You are in our thoughts and prayers. She will never be forgotten. She was such a wonderful lady. Deb Thorne & Ashley Deetz

  6. To all the family of Irene
    With deep sympathy for the loss of your mother and grandmother
    May you all find comfort through the word of God

  7. I knew Irene before many of you were born. I lived neighbors to the Snyders when I was a young mother. To all her survivors I say how forturnate you are to have had her for all of your lives and friends of hers for all of their lives as well.

    God Be with you all.

    Elaine Timm Gundacker

  8. Jane and Bob, Sandra and Don, sorry to hear about your mom. Our thoughts are with you.
    Kathy & Don Braham

  9. My sympathy to Sandra and Jane. Your mother was such a special lady. I remember my days in New Hampton when I worked at the Schueth Ace Hardware and remember the Mode O Day store and what a special lady Irene was. Those were the days. So very sorry for your loss

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