Marjorie A. Snodgrass

A Celebration of Life for Marjorie A. Snodgrass, 88, Lawrence, will be from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. 6th St.

Mrs. Snodgrass died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 26, 1924, in Yuma County, Colo., the daughter of Forrest and Bessie Worcester Sheard. She attended school in Joes, Colo.

Marjorie was a specification writer at Lawrence Paper Co., and retired after 35 years of service. She was a member of the Lawrence Women’s Bowling Association, and a member and officer of Alford-Clarke Post 852 of the VFW Auxiliary, Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 of the American Legion auxiliary, and the Eagles Lodge. She was an avid bowler, and loved animals and playing the piano.

She married Chester Vaughn in 1940 and had two sons, Kenneth and Dennis. She married Clarence ‘Pep’ Snodgrass on Apr. 17, 1947, in St. Francis, Kan. He preceded her in death, as did three brothers, Richard, Robert, and Dwight Sheard, and two grandsons, Jonathan Cannon and Ashanti Moshe.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Cannon, Skaneateles, N.Y., and Dennis Cannon, Gold Bar, Wash; three daughters, Connie Snow and husband Gary, Lawrence, Debbie Sink and husband Tommy, Ottawa, and Virginia Kanza, Carson City, Nev.; a brother, Glen Sheard and wife Anita, Carson City; a sister, Evelyn Willis and husband Don, Oskaloosa; nine grandchildren, Kathryn Cannon, Susan McCarvill, Kimberly Green, Brittany and Jason Cannon, Brandon and Kevin Henderson, Cynthia Goetz, and Dustin Ryan; and 15 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Lawrence Humane Society, or the Vintage Park Retirement Community Activity Fund, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Barbara Ashburn ( Robert Dyson Daughter)...

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remeber being at her house many many years ago. My prays are with you at this sad time.

From Loubie Wilks...

I am so sorry to hear about your loss, you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.

From Les and Sharon Haupt...

Marge was a great lady
Grieving a loss. Celebrating a life.
Thinking of you during this difficult time.
God Bless

From Susie Dillon...

I enjoyed Marjorie when she would come for her visits with Dr. Bishop. She always made me laugh. She will be missed by many. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

From Chuck and Jody Kiefer...

You are all in our Prayers as you celebrate the life of your Mother/ Grandmother may wonderful memories Bless your Hearts always.

From Betty (Smith) Mitchell...

Margie was like an aunt to me. Always kind, funny and endearing. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May your days apart not seem so long. Sending my love.

From Beth Ankerholz...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From Lisa Stuart...

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. She was such an amazing lady. My thoughts & prayers are with you at this sad time.

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