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 Marie <I>Snyder</I> Atwood

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Marie Snyder Atwood

  • Birth 31 Aug 1908 Corona, Roberts County, South Dakota, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 1996 Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial La Cygne, Linn County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 27768096

Obituary from Osawatomie (KS) Graphic -

La Cygne - Memorial services for Marie S. Atwood, Sun City, Ariz., will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Mangold Funeral Home.

She was born Aug. 31, 1908 in Corona, S.D., the daughter of John and Carrie May Snyder. She grew up in the La Cygne area and was a 1926 graduate of La Cygne High School. She taught for a time in a one-room country school in eastern Kansas.

She and Byron E. Atwood were married in Ottawa in 1930. They moved to New York. Mr. Atwood died in 1861. Arizona had been her home since 1976.

In addition to her husband, those preceding her in death were three brothers, Roy, Oscar and Lynn (sic); two sisters, Mabel and Edna; and one grandchild.

Survivors include three sons, John Atwood and Edson Atwood, Rochester, N.Y., and Robert Atwood, Detroit, Mich.; a daughter, Linda Harpur, Tolleson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The Rev. Ken Butts will officiate. Burial of the cremains will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery. A memorial has been established in her name to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

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  • Maintained by: Kim Kerr ♥
  • Originally Created by: Mirty1426
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27768096
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Snyder Atwood (31 Aug 1908–7 Mar 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27768096, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, La Cygne, Linn County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Kim Kerr ♥ (contributor 26047466) .