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Polly  L. Snyder
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Obituary for Polly L. Snyder

Polly L. Snyder, 81, of Galesburg, died at 1:58 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 at home.

Polly was born April 1, 1935 in Terre Haute, IL, the daughter of John P. and Mildred I. Pence Lovitt. She married Jack L. Snyder in 1953. He preceded her in death in 1977. Polly is survived by two sons, Daniel E. (Barb) Snyder of Indianapolis, IN and Greg E. Snyder of Rio; three daughters, Judith L. Kroner of Moscow Mills, MO, Linda K. Putnam of Gladstone, and Peggy L. Snyder of Springfield; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. Along with her husband, Polly was preceded in death by her father, J.P. Lovitt; her mother, Mildred Worden; a brother, Craig Lovitt; and her great granddaughter, Riley M. Thomas.

Polly worked as a teller and personal banker for many years at First National Bank, later Wells Fargo, retiring in 1995. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and loved to travel and shop.

Visitation will be 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. Rev. Matt Reese will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded following funeral services. Burial of cremated remains will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 in East Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Polly's memory to Harbor Light Hospice.

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory

1849 North Seminary Street
Galesburg, IL 61401





5:00 PM
Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory

1849 North Seminary Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

Cemetery Details


East Linwood Cemetery

W. Main St.
Galesburg, Illinoi 61401

Memorial Contribution

Harbor Light Hospice


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