Cleone Snider
March 24, 1923 - April 24, 2017

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Cleone Snider, 94, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017, at Premier Estates.

A Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Kathy Othmer. Online condolence's:

Cleone was born on March 24, 1923, in Grinnell, the daughter of Carl and Jennie Lewis Speth. She married Norman V. Snider on May 23, 1942, in Des Moines. He preceded her in death on March 13, 1996.

She retired from Madison Elementary School as the school secretary. She was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church and MARSPA. She was a volunteer at the Musser Public Library and also delivered Meals On Wheels. She enjoyed having lunch and swimming with her lady friends, loved to read, playing bridge, and traveling with Norman. She especially enjoyed watching the activities of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include one son, Vince Snider of London, England; two daughters, Kathy Othmer of Muscatine, and Nancy Overstreet and friend, Jesse Bromsen, of Kalona; six grandchildren, Jeff Othmer and wife, Gina, of Muscatine, Liz Blashaw and husband, Derek of Exeter, California, Will Overstreet and wife, Laura, of Cedar Falls, Tim Othmer of Muscatine, Jen Snider of London, England, and Owen Snider of London, England; eight great-grandchildren; and one special niece.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one son-in-law, Jerry Othmer.
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Mon, August 7, 2017
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

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Mon, August 7, 2017
11:00 AM


Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761


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Nancy Merideth
Aug 3, 2017

Lovely lady.. Friend of Gladys Wilson, my Mom I worked with Norm at Nietzel's Pharmacy as a teen & thought he was such a great man! May they RIP together.. Our sympathies to the family.

Jan Crooks
Aug 2, 2017

My condolences for the great family that she and Norm raised. I knew Nancy and Vince many years ago so know it was a good family..

Ginny Snider Vitera
Apr 29, 2017

She was my Aunt and was very special. She made me happy and laugh when I was around her. I have wonderful memories of her that I treasure.

tasha douthit
Apr 27, 2017

i only knew cleone for about a month at the nursing home she was the sweetest lady . she will be missed .

Doug ricklefs
Apr 27, 2017

I remember mrs. Snider from Madison elementary school she always had a smile and a kind word fo us students she was a wonderful woman and will be missed!

Lynda Wingerter
Apr 26, 2017

Cleone and my Mom, Vivian Wingerter, were great friends. Mom was always glad to spend time with Cleone, it made her happy. My condolences to everyone. Lynda Wingerter

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