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Ellen Mae Snyder

Posted August 12, 2014 in Obituaries, West Des Moines

May 24, 1923 – August 10, 2014

Ellen Snyder

Ellen Snyder

Ellen Mae Puckett Snyder, 91, of Des Moines, died Saturday, August 9, 2014. Ellen was born May 24, 1923 in Des Moines. She was the daughter of Wilber and Elizabeth Puckett. Ellen lived in Michigan, Missouri, Florida, Kansas, California, but of course she was an Iowan at heart. She loved to decorate, paint, and remodel. She didn’t have a lazy bone in her body.

Left to cherish Ellen’s memory are her sons, Robert (Pearl) Gardner of Ft. Worth Tx., Edwin (Joyce) Gardner of Norwalk, David (Connie) Reese of Carlisle, and daughter Rebecca “Becky” Snyder of Des Moines. Also grandchildren Christina, Rob, Shelley, Steven, Katy, Jennifer, Dawniele, Jessica, Emily, Jeffery, Wynde, and Joshua. She also leaves 20 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandsons. She was proceeded in death by her parents and brothers Wilber Puckett, Robert Puckett, Richard Puckett, and sister Marjorie Sacquety.

“God grant me the courage to change the things I can, the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, and the wisdom to know the difference”.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322

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