Funeral Services for Lois M. Snodgrass, age 100, of Neligh, NE, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2018, at United Methodist Church in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bruce Philips, Officiating. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh Ne. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Beyer-Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Lois passed away March 15, 2018 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh, NE. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolences may be directed to family at
Lois Marvel Snodgrass was born on March 19, 1917 at Brooten, Minnesota to Emory and Effie (Adams) Denney. Moved with her parents to a farm north of Clearwater, NE at the age of 1 year. Grew up on the farm and attended Rural School Dist #67. Graduated from Clearwater High School in 1935. Took normal training in high school and began teaching after graduating. Also attended Wayne State College where she earned a teaching certificate. Taught rural school in Antelope County for 6 years. Married Orville Snodgrass at the Little Brown Church in the Vale at Nashua, Iowa on June 14, 1941. They had two sons - Gary and Eugene. They farmed in Clearwater, Royal, and Creighton area. Moved to Battle Creek in 1967 and Norfolk in 1976. Lois was employed at the Lutheran Community Hospital at Norfolk for 12 years. After she and her husband retired they moved to Neligh in 1978. Lois was a long time member of Neligh United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Wesleyan Circle and was active and held office in each organization. She was also a member of senior citizens, Pleasant Dale Club and Happy Hour FCE Club. Family and friends were her main interest and always liked attending gatherings, sport events and traveling. Hobbies were sewing, scrapbooking, and keeping diaries for years. Survived by her son, Eugene and Renee Snodgrass of Clearwater, NE. Daughter-in-law Sherry Snodgrass of Clearwater. Four granddaughters: Colette (Craig) Fairley, Andrea (Todd) Gartner, Tina Sandall (Richard Hoffmann), and Krista Snodgrass (Landon Bierman) and 12 great grandchildren: Craig, Michael, Cristian, Caleb, Royce, and Evan Fairley; Ty, Tate, and Lizzie Gartner;. Ashley and Keith Sandall; and Presley Bierman. Preceded in death by her parents, husband (1997), Son, Gary Snodgrass; brother, Garold Denney; grandson Dustin Snodgrass, and grandson-in-law Steve Sandall.