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Barbara Snyder


Barbara Snyder, 75, of Creston died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at EveryStep Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.

Celebration of life memorial services will be held at a later date at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25, in Creston. Memorials are suggested to the family. Online condolences may be left at

Barbara Ann (Freeman) Snyder, daughter of Orville Richard Freeman and Earlis Erma Dean (Holden) Freeman, was born May 23, 1943, in Scott City, Kansas. She graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas.

In 1962, Barb married Richard Dale Snyder in Topeka, Kansas. They moved to Creston in 1965, and following that, they moved frequently for Dick’s job. In 2008, they returned to Creston following Dick’s retirement. Barb held a variety of jobs during their travels, working as a secretary and bank teller.

Barb was a member of Cromwell United Church of Christ.

Barb is survived by her husband Dick of Creston; son Bill Snyder (significant other Lisa Mick) of Creston; daughter Kimberly Mulleneaux of Phoenix, Arizona; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Patty Hilderbrant of Le Roy, Kansas, and Susan Banks of Topeka, Kansas.

Barb was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Ronald Mulleneaux and brother Rickard Leroy Freeman.

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