Dale Hollis SnyderNovember 12, 1926 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 91)
Dale Hollis Snyder, 91, of Hutchinson, passed away December 18, 2017 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born November 12, 1926 in Stockton, KS, the son of Harold and Edna Barr Snyder. He graduated from Lyons High School with the class of 1943, and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Southwestern College. In 1967, he graduated from Graduate School of Banking in Madison, WI. Dale has resided in Hutchinson since 2011, formerly of Lyons. He was a retired past president of The Lyons State Bank, Chairman of the Coronado Financial Corporation Board, and served on numerous other boards and community organizations. Dale was a member of the Lyons Rotary Club, First United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, and former member of the First United Methodist Church, Lyons. Dale was a private pilot and enjoyed playing the trombone in community, jazz and Dixieland bands. He served in the United States Army from December 3, 1944 to November 21, 1946, attaining the rank of First Sergeant. On July 10, 1953, Dale was united in marriage with Marilyn Patton in Lyons. She preceded him in death on March 16, 2004. On June 5, 2011, Dale was united in marriage with Barbara Arensman in Hutchinson. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his son, David and Terrie Snyder of Cottonwood, AZ.; daughters, Melinda and Glenn Chambers of Hutchinson, Susan Crosby of Sterling; step-daughter, Debbie and Jim Stelter of Oklahoma City, OK; daughter-in-law, Karen Snyder; and seven grandchildren and step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Daniel Patton Snyder; brothers, Don Snyder and Hal Snyder. Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church, Lyons with Rev. Kim Shank officiating. Burial will follow at Lyons Municipal Cemetery with military honors by Ft. Riley Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons with family present from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church, Lyons or Southwestern College in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.