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 Valerie <I>Van Nepes</I> Snebold

Valerie Van Nepes Snebold

California, USA
Death 23 Oct 2012 (aged 72)
Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Bagley, Clearwater County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 100129523 · View Source
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Valerie Snebold 72 of Bagley, MN died on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota. She died a dignified peaceful death with her husband and children at her side.

A Funeral Mass will be offered for Valerie on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 10:30 AM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Bagley, MN with Father Dave Super officiating. A visitation will be on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 5-7 PM at the church. A memorial prayer service will follow at 7:00 PM. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Bagley, MN. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted with the arrangements.

Valerie was born December 24, 1939 in San Francisco, California the daughter of Robert and Evelyn (Rauch) Van Nepes. She grew up and attended school in San Francisco. After graduation she enrolled in the University of Nevada at Reno graduating with a B.A. in Education in 1961. While attending college she met Bill Snebold and they were married on July 28, 1962 in Reno.

They resided in the Reno, San Francisco area from 1962 to 1976 when they moved to a farm south west of Bagley. Valerie taught head start in Rice Lake and Mahnomen and later taught in Fosston. In 1979 she began teaching in Bagley and taught until 2001 when she retired due to ill health.

Valerie was an active member of the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Delta, Delta, Delta Sorority, a longtime member of the Tuesday Study Club, A past president of Bagley Teachers Union, and a past chair of the Clearwater County Democratic Party. She liked to read, write, garden and fish (in fair weather). She loved teaching and each student in her class was special. She was always advocating for the less fortunate, her life made a difference.

Survivors include- Her Husband- Bill Snebold of Bagley, MN Three Sons- Jason Snebold of Onalaska, WI Matt Snebold of Houston, TX John (Donna) Snebold of Union, TN One Sister- Kassey Dolan of Stockton, CA One Brother- William (Kim) Dolan of Litchfield, MN Six grandchildren She was preceded in death by her parents.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Bagley Senior Citizens Center.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100129523
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Valerie Van Nepes Snebold (24 Dec 1939–23 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100129523, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, Bagley, Clearwater County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by High Plains (contributor 47607357) .