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Gertrude T. Snyder

August 19, 1920 December 15, 2014
Gertrude T. Snyder
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PEORIA – Gertrude T. Snyder, 94, of Peoria passed away at 7:32 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at her residence. Gertrude was born on Aug. 19, 1920, in Kewanee to Leonard and Gertrude (Huelsebusch) Holtschult. She married Carl T. Snyder, Jr., on June 24, 1942, in Las Vegas, Nev. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2014, in Metamora. She was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. She is survived by three sons, Steve (Ruth) Snyder of Dunlap, Tom (Linda) Snyder of Rome, Ill., and Dan (J’Lynn) Snyder of Laura, Ill.; and five grandchildren, Sarah, Emily, Kate, Elizabeth, and James. Gertrude graduated from OSF School of Nursing in 1941. She worked as a registered nurse at Buehler Home until her retirement. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church. A visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. There will be no funeral services. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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