|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1904|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 2005|
Parents: Edward and Mary Snyder
Alice Snyder was born on the family homestead near Galena, Nebraska. She helped her family farm by driving a four-horse team in Wauneta, Nebraska. She attended school through the 10th grade in country schools.
She was married to James H. Dawes on Jan. 29, 1927, in Holyoke, Colorado. They moved to Douglas in the early '30s, where they farmed, ranched and raised their six children.
She is survived by her son Dewane and wife Donna Dawes of Riverton; daughters Alta Jean Menard of Napa, Idaho; and Mary Alice and husband John D. Murnion of Jordan, Montana; sister Margie Shibly of Groveland, California; 20 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband James in 1957; son Bobby Jo Dawes in 1982; daughters Sara Jones in 1998 and Virginia Edwards in 2005; brother Marvin "Bud" Snyder; sisters Hazel Snyder and Ethel Scriven; grandchildren Brian Edwards, Susan Dawes, Tom Menard and Corky Edwards Murnion; and sons-in-law R. W. Menard and Fred Edwards.
Information was obtained from her obituary in the Douglas Budget March 16, 2005.
James H. Dawes (1902 - 1957)*
Douglas Park Cemetery
Created by: Betty Alberts
Record added: Oct 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79243702