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Edwin Lawrence Snyder II

February 24, 1933 ~ May 7, 2018 (age 85)
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Edwin L. Snyder II, age 85 of Fontana, WI, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Ridgestone Village in Delavan, WI. He was born February 24, 1933 in Chicago, IL and the son of the late Edwin L. and Mary (Budden) Snyder.

Ed graduated from Parker High School and was a member of the City Champs Basketball team in 1951. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Ed married Mary Young (his beloved cheerleader) in 1957. He was a successful business owner and entrepreneur. Ed was an avid golfer and tennis player. He mastered the art of story telling and “Snyderisms”. His favorite past time was going to the movies and enjoying a Diet Coke, Snickers and popcorn.

Ed was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather to his six children: Ed (Nancy) Snyder, Sandy (Joe) Sanders, William (Charlotte), Bob Snyder, Nancy Snyder and Richard (Christine) Snyder, fourteen grandchildren: Eddie (Emily), Alyssa (John), Kate (Cody), Heather, Ashley, William (Julia), Barbie, Mary Lou (Bronson), Jean (Tel), Samantha, Cory, RJ, Summer (Nick), and Chloe, ten great-grandchildren: Matilda, Maggie, Meredith, Violet, Wade, Joseph, Benjamin, Kolbe, Tucker and Ellie, brother, Jim (Dee) Snyder and sister-in-law, Sheila Docherty. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mary, brother, Ray (Patt) Snyder and two brother-in- laws, John and Alex Young.

Memorial Mass will be 11:00AM on Friday, July 20, 2018, Ed and Mary’s 61st wedding anniversary, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 137 Dewey Ave. Fontana, WI. Visitation will be 10:00AM until service time Friday at Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ed’s name to Wounded Warrior Project. Online guest book at

Donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
230 W Monroe Street Suite #200, Chicago IL 60606

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