Graveside services for Margaret Louise Hammig Snow, 90, Lawrence, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday from noon to 8 pm. & Monday 9 am. to 8 pm. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.
Mrs. Snow passed away Tuesday, October 22, at her home with her family.
She was born November 16, 1922 in Lawrence, to Erwin and Edith Broat Hammig.
Mrs. Snow married Charles Robert “Bob” Snow, July 16, 1942. They were married 66 years.
She worked along with her husband, raising and selling strawberries, rhubarb, asparagus, and other garden produce. Margaret enjoyed spending time in her flower garden, and helping raise her first grandson J.D. Snow. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and preparing home cooked foods for them. She was famous for her homemade strawberry jam. Margaret helped her husband Bob for many years put on Christmas dinners at the Flamingo Club in North Lawrence for families in need.
Survivors include her daughter Janice Prager, of the home; four grandchildren, J.D. Snow of Lawrence, Jamie Prager (Micki) of Oskaloosa, Amy Snow Franklin (Tim) of Lawrence, Charles R. Snow III of Topeka; and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob; a son, Chuck Snow; and brother, Erwin Hammig Jr.
Margaret was the inspiration of her family and will be deeply missed.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice, Lawrence Humane Society, or Susan G. Komen for the Cure, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.