Anna “Ann” Snyder


Memorial services for 86-year old Anna Snyder of Chadron, NE, will be held Monday, May 23, 2022 at 10:00 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Chadron.

Burial will be the day before the service, Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 at the Dix Cemetery in Dix, NE.

A memorial has been established for Pioneer Manor in Hay Springs, NE, and donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.

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Anna Mae Billhimer Snyder was born on September 26, 1935 at the home of her parents, Hiram and Pearl (Miller) Billhimer, joining her sister Ruth. She passed away on March 22, 2022. at Pioneer Manor.

Ann graduated from Lingle, WY, High School in 1953, then attended Union College in Lincoln, NE until receiving enough credits to teach county schools.

She taught 3-1/2 years in Jefferson and Gage counties of Nebraska, then in 1959 married Dennis Snyder at the home of James and Ruth Snyder at Odell, NE. To this union were born 6 children: Alice Ann, Aaron Allen, Daniel Dennis, Dean Dale, Gail Lynn and Geri Lea.

The family lived at Odell until 1966 when they moved to Friend, NE, with Ann working as a CNA at the Warren Memorial Hospital.

 Another move followed in 1981, this time to Dix, NE. Ann worked as a CNA at Kimball Health Services for 5 years, then started working for GRI in Kimball. She worked there until she retired in 2016 and moved to Chadron.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents, sister Ruth, husband Dennis, infant daughter Geri, sons Dean and Daniel, nine brothers-in-laws and 3 sisters-in-laws.

Ann is survived and remembered by daughter Alice and Chuck Kutschara of Hay Springs, sons Allen of Lincoln and Gail and Shiela of Lincoln, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements for Ann Snyder.