BLOOMFIELD: Richard A. Snyder, 59, of Round Lake Beach, Illinois died September 26, 2010 at the Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois. He was born August 6, 1951 in Muscatine, Iowa to Clarence Snyder and Elda Mae Goddard. Richard’s interests included Politics, a love for animals and his strong faith in the Lord. He attended Living Waters and Calvary Christian Churches. He was involved in Men’s Prayer Group with several members of various churches in the Round Lake Beach area.
He is survived by his mother Elda Mae Snyder of Selma, Iowa; 4 brothers, Kerry Snyder of Eldon, Iowa, Jerald (Diane) Snyder of Memphis, Missouri, Michael (Beth) Snyder of Grays Lake, Illinois, Kevin (Laurel) Snyder of Trevor, Wisconsin; and 5 sisters, Jean (James) Buchenberger of Round Lake, Illinois, Joan (Doug) Miller of Sycamore, Illinois, Valerie (Gary) Mishler of Bloomfield, Vickie (Brian) Ornduff of Bloomfield, and Lisa (Eric) Reisig of Ingleside, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Joyce Elaine Johnson and her husband Rick Lee Johnson; and a brother, Stephen Clarence Snyder.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 am on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Living Hope Bible Church in Eldon, Iowa with Pastor Dave Albert officiating. Visitation will begin after 9am on Wednesday with the family present to greet friends from 6-8pm at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Iowa. Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery in Davis County, Iowa. A memorial has been established to the American Diabetes Association.