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Martha E. Snyder, 96, Logansport, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor in Logansport.
Born Jan. 1, 1921, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Emmett H. and Elizabeth (Coble) Porter. On Oct. 27, 1938, in Veedersburg, she married Donald M. Snyder, who preceded her in death Dec. 29, 2007.
Martha worked for many years at the Golden Rule as a seamstress. She was a longtime member of the River of Life Christian Church where she was a former deaconess. Martha was also a lifetime member of the PTA. Martha was well known for her delicious pies and various other dishes. She was also a great dancer in her younger years.
Surviving are four children, a son, Donald E. Snyder and wife Ann, Culver; and three daughters, Carol K. Little and husband Morris, Logansport, Jill A. Snyder, Galveston, and Jackie S. Graybeal and husband Bill, Logansport; 12 grandchildren, Kathleen Tanguy, David Snyder and wife Heather, Raubyn Barich and husband Reed, Tom Little, Sarah Kitchel and husband Eric, Suzannah Leicht and husband Josh, Angela Kelly and husband Mike, Joe Babb and wife Lisa, Jeremy Babb and wife Sara, Chris Graybeal and wife Michelle, Tim Graybeal and fiancé Kelley Nonweiler, and Katelyn Stanley and husband Shea; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild and another on the way.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Russell, Richard and Paul Porter; a sister, Mary Mehaffie; one grandchild, Edward Morgan Little; and one great-grandson, Easton Kitchel.
A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15, in the Gundrum Funeral home with the Rev. Paula Neibert officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
You may leave online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com
Memorials may be made to the Cass County Humane Society.
Published on April 12, 2017
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