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July 12, 2012

(10/21/1936 - 7/2/2012)

Alice Tague Snyder, age 75, of Rocheport, formerly of Gorin passed away Monday, July 2, 2012 at the Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, MO.

She was born to the late Charley and Elsie Tague, October 21, 1936 in Gorin, MO. Alice graduated from Gorin High School in 1954 and received her teaching degree from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in 1958. She married the late Harry Snyder in 1959 and they settled in northern Iowa. After moving several times they eventually returned to Columbia, MO. Alice could accomplish anything she set her mind to. She raised her children, taught school, and worked hard. She loved quilting, and owned Hapco Products and Mulberry Silks which served the quilting community with handmade products.

She was an active member of the Rocheport Christian Church, Friends of Rocheport, and Booneslick Trail Quilt Guild.

Alice is survived by her sons, Leslie (Cathan) Snyder of Clovis, NM and Bryan (Mary) Snyder of Des Moines; daughter Lesa (Ben) Meinze of Kingwood, WV; six grandchildren, Todd and Timothy Snyder of Minneapolis, MN, Shaun Lundberg of Valparaiso, IN, Brant Lundberg of Kingwood, WV, Bridget Gallup and Jamie Stoops of Columbia, MO; three great-grandchildren, Jaden Gallup, Sophie and Harper Stoops; and brothers, Buck Tague of Gorin, MO, and Bruce (Vera) Tague of Wyaconda, MO, sisters Grace Brown of Memphis, MO, Ruth VanSickle of Edina, and Vera Ann (Bob) Crandle of Alexandra, MO. She also leaves behind many loving relatives and friends.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Jacksonville Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent in her name to Rocheport Christian Church, Second Street, Rocheport, MO 65279.

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