H. Lois Snyder Koontz
H. Lois Snyder Koontz, age 88, of Shelby, died Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Crestwood Care Center in Shelby.
Lois was born to the late Herman Palmer and Clara Louise (Sprow) Roorback on September 30, 1924 in New London, Ohio. She attended school in Ruggles Township from the fourth grade through her graduation when she then went on to further her education at Mansfield Business College. Lois worked for Midwest Industries then moved on to AMF from 1954-1960. In 1979 Lois and her late husband, Kenneth M. Koontz, moved to Mission, TX and she worked at several places in Rio Grande Valley. She was a former member of the First United Church of Christ in Shelby, the national unit of Disabled Veterans American Auxiliary, Shelby VFW Auxiliary, Rizpah Chapter #153 Order of the Eastern Star, and sold Tupperware for many years.
She is survived by 2 sons: Lawrence Larry Snyder of Mission, TX and George A. (Joellen) Snyder, Sr. of Willard; a stepson: Richard Koontz of Shelby; 5 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth M. Koontz in 1990, and her sister, Martha Hord.
Calling hours will not be observed. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Care has been provided by the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby.
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