Ruth Marie Snyder
Ruth Marie Snyder, age 88, of Shelton, passed away on July 16, 2020, in the Omaha Josie Harper Hospice House after a recent diagnosis of CNS lymphoma.
A private family service was held. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral was in charge of services.
Born in Goshen County, Wyoming, on October 31, 1931, to Hiram Walter Billhimer and Pearl Marie Miller Billhimer, Ruth married James Russell Snyder on May 15, 1949.
Ruth was a loving wife and mother, an excellent cook and hard-working farm wife. She loved kids and cherished her friendships with several specialneeds children. Ruth found the years she was involved with the Shelton school district especially rewarding. An avid gardener, Ruth particularly loved her hybrid iris and looked forward to their return each spring.
She is survived by her sister, Anna Mae Snyder, of Chadron; her children, Russell and wife Barb, of Shelton, Roger, of Omaha, and Retha, of Calistoga, California four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, of 66 years, and son, Robert.