Patricia Jo “Patty” Snyder


Patricia Jo “Patty” Snyder, 60, a resident of Bettendorf passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.
Funeral Services and a Mass of Christian Burial were Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Bettendorf. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Memorials may be made to Women’s Choice Center or Catholic Endowment of Bettendorf.


Patty was born July 23, 1958, in Kansas City, Kansas, a daughter of Ernst “Dale” and Elizabeth Jo (Bodine) Allison. She graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in education. She married Mike Snyder Oct. 18, 1980, in Basehor, Kansas.

Patty taught preschool and elementary education for many years. She opened Creative Children Preschool in Ankeny, taught at Our Lady of Lourdes and started the preschool at St. John Vianney Parish, Bettendorf.

Patty’s greatest joy in life was working with young children. She loved being a mom and grandma, creating special projects for the many people, young and old, in her life. Patty was an excellent host. She loved her faith life and sharing her faith with others.


Those left to honor Patty’s memory include her husband, Deacon Mike Snyder; children, Allison (David) Yoder, Eldridge and Brynn Dryer, Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren, Jackson, Logan, Bella and Quinn; mother, Elizabeth Allison, Overland Park, Kansas; sisters, Pamela (Daryl) Estes, Overland Park, Kansas and Paula (Ernie) Beard, Blue Springs, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her father Dale, and brother, Byron Allison.

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