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Obituary for Garold Snyder
Garold L. Snyder, 73, of Pekin passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Peoria to Charles and Helen Palmer Snyder on January 1, 1941. He married Carol Palm in Peoria on December 31, 1962, she survives. Also surviving are his children, Arl (Rhonda) Snyder of Manito, Sherry Johnson of Camarillo, CA, Kelli Snyder of Pekin, Senel Snyder of Pekin, Tracey (Autumn) Snyder of Creve Coeur; brother, Guy (Janet) Snyder of Bartonville; sister, Leedra Ade of Brainard, MN; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. His parents and brother, Arl Snyder preceded him in death. Garold served in the U.S. Army and worked for the DNR, retiring in 1999. He was a fisherman, hunter, mechanic and enjoyed cooking and restoring cars. He loved his family very much. Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life will be held at Abts Mortuary on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to his family.