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Elmer C. Snider

HOGELAND - Elmer Chapman Snider, 90, a retired farmer and rancher, died of natural causes Saturday at a Havre hospital.

His funeral is 2 p.m. Friday at Harlem High gymnasium, with burial in Harlem Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to Gift of Life Housing for Blaine County.

He was born Nov. 16, 1906, in Chinook, and grew up in that area.

In 1937 he married Florence Lacox in Chinook. They farmed and ranched in the area for 60 years.

Survivors include his wife of Hogeland; a daughter, Darlene Butzine of Fort Mill, S.C.; three sons, Ralph Snider of Turner, Roger Snider of Hogeland and Edward Snider of Harlem; a sister, Mable Blakeslee of Chinook; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

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BLAINE COUNTY JOURNAL October 15, 1997

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Elmer Chapman Snider, 90, passed away of natural causes on Saturday, October 11, 1997, in Northern Montana Hospital in Havre. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 17, 1997, at 2:00 p.m. in the Harlem High Gymnasium, with burial following in the Harlem Cemetery. Memorials mat be sent to the Gift of Life Housing for Blaine County or to one's chaice. Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

A complete obituary will be published in next weeks paper.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS Tuesday, October 14, 1997

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Elmer C. Snider

HOGELAND - Elmer Chapman Snider, 90, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 1997, at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre due to natural causes.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Harlem High gymnasium, with burial in Harlem Cemetery.

He was born Nov. 16, 1906, at Chinook to Ralph B. and Elizabeth A. (Pennock) Snider. His father died in 1910, and his grandfather came from Fort Benton to help raise the family and run the ranch. Snider attended schools in the area.

He married Florence Lacox on March 30, 1937, in Chinook. They built their home on the family farm/ranch and lived there for 60 years.

His interest in farming and ranching continued until the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife, Florence Snider of Hogeland; a daughter, Darlene Butzine of Fort Mill, S.C.; three sons, Ralph Snider of Turner, Roger Snider of Hogeland and Edward Snider of Harlem; a sister, Mable Blakeslee of Chinook; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to the Gift of Life Housing for Blaine County, or one's choice.

Arangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE SENTINEL WEDNESDAY, October 22, 1997

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Elmer C. Snider

HOGELAND - Elmer Chapman Snider, 90, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 1997, at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre due to natural causes.

He was born Nov. 16, 1906, at Chinook to Ralph B. and Elizabeth A. (Pennock) Snider. His father died in 1910, and his grandfather came from Fort Benton to help raise the family and run the ranch. Snider attended schools in the area.

He married Florence Lacox on March 30, 1937, in Chinook. They built their home on the family farm/ranch and lived there for 60 years.

His interest in farming and ranching continued until the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife, Florence Snider of Hogeland; a daughter, Darlene Butzine of Fort Mill, S.C.; three sons, Ralph Snider of Turner, Roger Snider of Hogeland and Edward Snider of Harlem; a sister, Mable Blakeslee of Chinook; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to the Gift of Life Housing for Blaine County, or one's choice.

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THE JOURNAL. NEWS-OPINION CHINOOK, MY October 29, 1997

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Elmer C. Snider

Elmer C. Snider, 90, died of natural causes on Saturday, Oct. 11, 1997, at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre. His funeral was held in the Harlem High gymnasium on Friday, October 17, 1997. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook was in charge of arrangements.

Elmer was born in Chinook, Montana, on November 16, 1906, the second son born to Ralph B. and Elizabeth A. (Pennock) Snider. His father died in 1910, and his grandfather, Chapman Pennock, came to live with Elizabeth and help herin caring for the children and working the ranch.

Snider recieved a little schooling, but he home-schooled himself. He loved to farm and ranch, which he did until his health failed him during the last few years.

On March 30, 1937 Elmer married Florence Lacox and they built their home, where they lived and loved sixty and a half years years.

They had four children -- Darlene Butzine of Fort Mill, SC; Ralph of Turner; Roger of Hogeland; and Edward of Harlem.

Elmer enjoyed his children and their spouses, his grandchildren and his great grandchildren. He kept his interest in farming and ranching until the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife, Florence; daughter, Darlene (Ken) Butzine; sons Ralph & wife Nancy, Roger & wife Penny, and Edward & wife Vicki; a sister Mable Blakeslee of Chinook; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; many neices and nephews and a host of relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Marshall.

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HARLEM NEWS October 15, 1997

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ELMER SNIDER

Elmer C. Snider, 90, died of natural causes on Saturday, October 11, 1997, at the

Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, Mt. His funeral was held in the Harlem High School Gym

on Friday, October 17, 1997. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook ws in charge of

arrangements.

Elmer was born in Chinook, Montana, on November 16, 1906, the second son born to

Ralph B. and Elizabeth (Pennock) Snider. His father died in 1910 and his grandfather,

Chapman Pennock, came to live with Elizabeth and help her in caring for the children

and working the ranch.

Elmer received a little schooling but he home-schooled himself. He loved to farm and

ranch, which he did until his health failed him during the last few years.

On March 30, 1937, Elmer married Florence LaCox and they built their home, where

they lived and loved for over sixty and a half years. They had four children, Darlene

Butzine of Fort Mill, South Carolina; Ralph of Turner; Roger of Hogeland; and Edward

of Harlem.

Elmer enjoyed his chilren and their spouces, his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He kept his interest in farming and ranching until the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife, Florence, daughter Darlene (Ken) Butzine; sons Ralph &

wife, Nancy; Ralph & wife, Penny; Edward and wife, Vicki; sister Mabel Blakeslee of Chinook; 16

grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and a host of

relatives and friends.

He was proceeded in death by his parents and brother, Marshall.

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