Irene J. Snyder, 91, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:20 P.M. on Friday, July 12, 2013, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where she was a patient. Mrs. Snyder graduated from Pickens, West Virginia, High School, attended Davis and Elkins College and West Virginia University and graduated from Ashland College. She taught school for thirty-five years, including twenty-six years at Shreve Schools in Wayne County. Formerly of Wooster, Ohio, she was an active member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, where she was a longtime Sunday school teacher, was active in the Women’s Guild and sang in the choir. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and reading and in retirement was a volunteer hostess and guide at the Wayne County Museum. She was currently a member of the Edgerton United Methodist Church.
Irene J. Snyder was born on October 19, 1921, in Helvetia, West Virginia, the daughter of Ernest and Alma (Betler) Burky. She married Clair M. Snyder on December 22, 1947, in Cumberland, Maryland, and he preceded her in death on September 5, 2010.
Survivors include one daughter, Diana (William) Lutterbein, of Edgerton, two grandchildren, Wade D. Lutterbein, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Erica (Stephen) Tootle, of Visalia, California, and two great-grandsons, Otis Henry Tootle and Issac Stephen Tootle, one sister, Alice Phillips, and one brother, Vernon (Virginia) Burky. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Lutterbein, in 1978 and three brothers, Edward, Herbert and Norman Burky.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, from 6:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton. Services will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, with Reverend R.L. Barnett officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton.
Memorials are requested to the Edgerton United Methodist Church.