Leo H. Snyder, Jr, age 81, of Huntley, passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021 at Journey Care Hospice in Barrington with his loving family by his side.
He was born October 23, 1940, in St. Charles, the son of Leo and Pauline (Heinz) Snyder Sr.
Leo was a pillar of the community who had an enormous heart to help those people that were in need of anything. A loving father, compassionate grandfather, wonderful great grandfather, and a dear friend to many people. He loved to help people in any area of their lives whether it be the small things like providing a ride when our cars broke down all the way up to setting up fundraisers to help with devastating tragedies. Leo was also a long time member of the South Elgin Lion’s Club. He will be greatly missed by many.
He is survived by his children Sue Byrd of North Brook, Jeff of DeKalb, Jayme Owens of Nebraska, Kim (Geske) Snyder of Hampshire, Carol (Gary) Snyder Cutkosky of Georgia; and Mark (Lisa) Snyder of Aurora; 18 grand children; 31 great grandchildren; siblings Lois (Richard) Carmack, James, and Paulette Cochran; dearest friend Bonnie Bradbury; and many other dear relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandchildren Brian Owens and Samantha Snyder, siblings Lorraine and Raymond, and wife Nancy who passed away in 2010.
A funeral service for Leo will be held Friday, December 31, 2021 at 11:00 am at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38), Geneva with Father Jonathal Bakkelund celebrant.
Burial will follow at River Hills Memorial Park in Batavia.
A visitation for Leo will be held Thursday, December 30 from 3:00 – 9:00 pm at Malone Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
For information 630-232-8233 or www.malonefh.com.
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