George Snyder III

Obituary of George Snyder III

George T. Snyder III, 67, of Anamosa died Monday, April 24, 2017, peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospice Care in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The family will greet friends at Kramer Funeral Home, Monticello from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017. A memorial service will follow at 12:00 noon at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. Pastor Ed Moreano will officiate. Burial will be at a later date.

George was born July 18, 1949, in Monticello, son of Clifford and Betty (Brokaw) Snyder. On November 2, 1974, he was united in marriage to Karen Northness at St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Hampton. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a bricklayer and later worked at Freund-Vector Corporation for over 30 years as Shipping and Receiving, and Maintenance Supervisor.

George enjoyed his family, hunting, fishing, boating, riding his motorcycle and giving the grandchildren rides in his John Deere Gator.

Survivors include his wife, Karen, three children: George T. Snyder IV “GT” of Marion, Mindy (Bill) Kostow of Grinnell, Kelley Snyder (Nathan McManigle) of Lamont; five grandchildren: Tyler, Ryan, and Maya Kostow, Kenzie and Korbin McManigle; and his sister, Barbara (Everett) Tobiason of Anamosa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and nephew, Scott Tobiason.

In lieu of flowers the family will make a donation to a veterans group.

Information available at www.kramerfuneral.com