Edwin L. Snider
Edwin L. Snider
  • August 23, 1937 - January 16, 2017
  • Bluffton, Indiana

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Edwin L. Snider, 79, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017, at home in Bluffton, Indiana after battling cancer. Born in Van Buren, Indiana, Ed retired from Dana Corporation, Fort Wayne after 32 years as a welder in the maintenance department. Ed married Dixie L. (Elzey) Snider on April 12, 1958, and enjoyed 58 years of marriage. Ed enjoyed fishing, gardening, flying out of Huntington for breakfast with his buddies, and spending time with family and friends. Ed was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Uniondale. Surviving are his wife, Dixie L., son, Michael (Dianne); daughter, Lynette (Dennis) Mankey, of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Aarika and Peyton Mankey; and Austin, Ryan, and Logan Snider; sisters, Louise Modlin of Marion, Indiana and Carolyn Sexton of Warsaw, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Geraldine (Boyer) Snider; his daughter, Laurie Snider, and son, Murray Snider. Funeral service is 11:00 a.m. Friday, Jan.20, 2017 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 W. Mill Street, Ossian, Indiana, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ossian. Memorials may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church Uniondale or Visiting Nurse.