Jean (Spearman) Snyder

Jean Esther (Spearman) Snyder (1921 - 2000)

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Jean Esther Snyder formerly Spearman
Born in Warwick, Eddy, North Dakotamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 12 Sep 1945 in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washingtonmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], and
Died in Petoskey, Emmet, Michiganmap
Profile last modified 6 Feb 2019 | Created 1 Dec 2017
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Jean was born in 1921. She was the daughter of Lyall Spearman and Nellie Rethemeier. She passed away in 2000.

Husband is Robert Snyder

Children are:

Cheryl Snyder Debelak (Jim)

Phyllis Snyder Stankovich (Mike)

Bobby Snyder

David Snyder


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Jean Esther (Spearman) Snyder PETOSKEY, MI -- Jean Esther (Spearman) Snyder of Cheboygan, died peacefully September 20 in Petoskey, Michigan. She was born in Warwick, North Dakota, on August 12, 1921, the daughter of Lyall and Nellie (Rethemier) Spearman. She married Robert Snyder on Sept. 12, 1945, in Bremerton, Washington. They celebrated 50 years together in 1995. They lived for several years in Van Meer, Maple City, and Garden, Michigan. Survivors include: two daughters, Cheryl (Jim) Debelak of Cheboygan, Michigan, and Phyllis (Mike) Stankovich of Goshen, Indiana; one son, David Snyder of San Francisco, California; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Sisters; Grace (Clarence) Swanson of Larimore, North Dakota, Norma (Clifford) Juhlke of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Martha (Ed) Spear of Aikin, Minnesota. She is also survived by several sisters and brothers-in-law and a large extended family. Jean was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert (1995) and beloved son, Bobby (1955). She graduated from Grand Forks Deaconess Hospital, Grand Forks, North Dakota and served as a registered nurse in many states until retirement. She attended the Wesleyan Community Church. She enjoyed stamp collecting, flower gardening, her dog Bozo, and children. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 on Friday, Sept. 22, at the Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique, Mich. Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the same location with Pastors Greg Kirby and Joseph Crowder officiating. Burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery.

Name Jean Esther Snyder Spearman Event Type Obituary Event Date 05 Oct 2000 Event Place North Dakota, United States Residence Place Cheboygan, Michigan Gender Female Age 79 Occupation Registered Nurse Birth Date 12 Aug 1921 Death Date 20 Sep 2000 Death Place Petoskey, Michigan Newspaper Grand Forks Herald Spouse and Children Robert Snyder Husband Male Cheryl Debelak Daughter Female Phyllis Stankovich Daughter Female Bobby Son Male David Son Male Parents and Siblings Grace Swanson Sister Female Norma Juhlke Sister Female Martha Spear Sister Female Edith Spearman Mother Female Lyall Father Male Nellie Rethemeier Spearman Mother Female Nellie Bjornson Sister Female Others on Record Jim Debelak SonInLaw Male Mike Stankovich SonInLaw Male Clarence Swanson BrotherInLaw Male Clifford Juhlke BrotherInLaw Male Ed Spear BrotherInLaw Male Ray Bjornson BrotherInLaw Male Citing this Record "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 October 2016), Jean Esther Snyder Spearman, North Dakota, United States, 05 Oct 2000; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, ( : 2014); citing Grand Forks Herald, born-digital text.

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