- February 15, 1956 - August 29, 2012
- Lima, Ohio
of Michael's Passing
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“Freda and Snyder family
Sorry to read about your loss
We know that he will be missed
Jim and Carol Miller
1 of 27 | Posted by: James and Carol Miller - Lima, OH
“Mindy may your family find peace and comfort through Jesus! He loves you and is there for you at all times!
2 of 27 | Posted by: Lori Brown - Columbus Grove, OH
“Mike will forever live in our hearts as a self-less, godly man who loved his family with all his heart. He is an beautiful example of the hands and...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Rev Mardi Lee Snyder - SC
“Please give this to the Pastor to be read tomorrow at funeral. Thank You
Michael we grew up together as small children & their are many, many...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Monica Wood - Columbus Grove, OH
“My heartfelt sympathy to his wife, his children and other family members and friends. Mike was a good family man who always thought of others first....Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Robin Hendley - Cincinnati, OH
I am shocked and saddened to learn of Mike's passing. You have our deepest and heartfelt sympathy. Due to family commitments, I'm...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Sally (Czeto) Boedicker - Ada, OH
“I knew Mike from school we had are good times and are bad times sure will miss him hes in good hands now hes with lord and his dad and mom say hello...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Harry Hines - Grandprairie, TX
“May God keep you in his loving hands during this time of loss. May your memories help in your time of sadness. Sandi ( Desenburg) Hall
8 of 27 | Posted by: Sandi (Desenburg) Hall - Cortland, OH
“Mike and I work together for 18 years at Lima and Oakwood Correctional facilities. I used to tell Mike with his artistic abilities he needed to open...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Terry Wilkins - Lima, OH - friend
“I am so glad that I got to see you on Saturday for the family reunion. Not knowing it would be the last time, I cherish it now more than ever! I...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Tracy Craft - Piqua, OH - Niece
“I am so very sorry for your loss.
11 of 27 | Posted by: Teri Liles - Grantsville, WV
“I will miss your smiling face everytime I saw you! May your memory never fade. I love and miss you, Angie
12 of 27 | Posted by: Angie Wodd - Lima - Cousin
“I will always remember the softball parties and your favorite joke!1 Diesel fitter ..Mike you will always be in my heart ! You are on the winning...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: brian Conrad - new smyrna beach, FL
“I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. My prayers are with your family Mike. You will be missed by many! I know that it has been many years...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Shirley - Cortland, OH - Cousin
“RIP CUZ. WILL MISS YOU
15 of 27 | Posted by: Rod Hefner - lima, OH - cousin
“So sorry for you loss. Your family is in my prayers.
16 of 27 | Posted by: Jennye Maez Angel - Elida, OH
“I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing, My prayers are with the family and friends who all had the blessing of having a special man in their lives....Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Shirley Desenburg Bell - Cortland, OH
“Mike was a great man of God and a wonderful witness for his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I am certain that he will be missed by his family and...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Hal Nungester - OH
“Glad we were able to see you and have a nice visit recently. Wish you and Freda would have been able to come down here for a visit also, This...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Stewart and Lisa Houseworth - TN
“I am saddened by your passing and God has called you home. Love to you and your family.
20 of 27 | Posted by: Walter (Danny) Desenburg - VA
“Thats supposed to say keep the stars shining bright for me. I love you.
21 of 27 | Posted by: Mallory - Lima, OH
“I am going to be lost without seeing your face everyday or hearing the Harley start up. I love you so much Daddy, I have the most perfect Guardian...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Mallory - Lima, OH
“You were an amazing father I dont know what I will do without you. I Love you with all my heart. Rest in peace daddy!
23 of 27 | Posted by: megghan snyder - lima, OH
“You are now in the presence of Jesus!! We will be there someday.
24 of 27 | Posted by: Rick Snyder - Moncks Corner, SC
“Missing and loving you. Today tomorrow until we meet again.
25 of 27 | Posted by: Lynne Gioffredo - Lima, OH
“Mike will be truly missed. God bless to Mike's family
26 of 27 | Posted by: Bruce and Jean Ansley - Lima, OH
“I will miss you very much, I am on my way to Ohio to celebrate your life and what you meant to all of us with your entire family!! Tell Grandma,...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Cummings - Akron, NY - Niece
Michael D. Snyder,
56 of Lima, Ohio died on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at 7:47 P.M. at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.
Born Wednesday, February 15, 1956 in Lima, Ohio, he was the son of the late Monte Snyder and the late Doris Mae (Keane) Snyder.
Michael married Freda L. Dugger on November 29, 1980, in Lima, Ohio. She survives in Lima, Ohio. He was a Correctional Officer. He loved his children, grandchildren, his church, guns and his Harley. He was an avid Steelers Fan.
Surviving are: five daughters, Malinda (Craig) Cole, Melanie (Roy) Stringer, Megghan (Derek) Foust, Michele (Rock) Wagner and Mallory (Matt) Ritchie; a son, Shawn (Betty) Gruber; seventeen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren; a brother; Larry (Aileen) Snyder; a sister, Connie (Caroll) Crowell; and a brother Rick (Mardi) Snyder; two brothers & sister-in-laws, Fred & (Diana) Dugger, Jr., and Larry (Cheryl Goetz) Dugger; a sister-in-law Faye Warrington, and a Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law Linda & (Chris) Cisco; a special nephew, Christian Cisco and many other nephews and nieces; mother-in-law, Frances Dugger.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Snyder; a father-in-law Fred Dugger, Sr; a brother-in-law Ken Warrington.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, September 1, 2012, at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.
A Funeral service will be at 3:00 PM on Sunday at Bluelick Bible Church located at 1138 Bluelick Rd. Lima, Ohio 45801 with the Rev. James Neighbors officiating.
At the conclusion of the service the VFW Post 1275 will conduct military services.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be made to the family at