Daryl G. Snyder, age 67, of New Rockford, N.D., passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo, N.D.
Daryl Gary Snyder was born Dec. 16, 1944, to Leo and Adeline (Groen) Snyder, at Breckenridge, Minn. He grew up at Wyndmere, N.D., and received his education at Wyndmere Public School. He then served in the Army from 1962 to 1964 as a Radio Signal Operator. Daryl worked at several gas stations in North Dakota as a mechanic.
Daryl was united in marriage to Ardyce Rae Zweigle on Jan. 10, 1971, at Harvey, N.D. They moved to Montana and lived in several communities where Daryl worked in grocery stores as a meat cutter. He began working as a Federal Meat Inspector in 1997, at Sioux Falls, S.D., transferring Fargo, N.D., Worthington. Minn., Minot, N.D., and then New Rockford at North American Bison Plant until his retirement in 2009.
Daryl was a member of the American Legion Post 0153, Wyndmere, VFW Post 9070, Colfax, N.D.; Moose Lodge 822, Minot, Eagles Aerie 2923 and Central North Dakota Steam Threshers, New Rockford, and the North Dakota Horseshoe Pitching Association.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing horseshoes, working with his Ham Radio System, and cheating at cards with his many nieces and nephews.
Daryl will be remembered and deeply missed by: his wife, Ardyce; one sister, Leola Heyen, Bismarck, N.D.; one brother, Dennis (Judy) Snyder, of Chester, Mont.; 2 sisters-in-law, Cathy Snyder, of Shelby, Mont., Faye Snyder, Soperton, Ga.; 1 brother-in-law, Kenny (Cari) Jacobs, Mandan, N.D.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was greeted in heaven by his parents, Adeline and Leo Snyder; brothers, Donald Snyder and Duane Snyder; and sisters, LaMae Jacobs and Lois Kuruc.
Visitation: Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon, all in Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford
Prayer service: Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
Funeral service: First Lutheran Church, New Rockford, on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m.
Interment: Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford.
Online condolences may be sent at (www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com).