Dorothy Rose Snyder was born in South Dakota on February 27, 1935 the daughter of Charles and Millie Schamel. She passed away in Hermiston on March 27, 2018 at the age of 83.
As a child, Dorothy moved to Central Oregon where she resided for several years. She moved to Hermiston in the early 1950's and graduated from Hermiston high school in the class of 1953. She met Harold Roy Snyder in the summer of 1953 and the couple were united in marriage in December of that year.
In addition to her work as a homemaker, Dorothy worked as a hyster driver for Simplot in Hermiston for twenty years, retiring in the late 1990's.
She enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting and working in her yard. Because of her early experiences of operating farm equipment she had a mechanical sense that enabled her to repair and operate vehicles and many pieces of equipment. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and attending their sporting events
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; parents; and two brothers, Alfred and Donald.
She is survived by sons, Harold Edward (Wendy) Snyder, Thomas L (Ren) Snyder and Richard W (Mary) Snyder; daughters, Laura D Snyder and Anna M (Robert) Meyer; sixteen grandchildren, many great and great great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be at 3:30 P.M. Saturday March 31, 2018 in Burns Mortuary Chapel in Hermiston. Burial will follow Hermiston Cemetery.
To leave an online condolence for the family go to; www.burnsmortuaryhermiston.com
Family suggest memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202.