Shirley Devon Snyder, age 89, passed away on Friday February 7, 2014 surrounded by her loving fmaily. Born in Pekin Illinois on May 8, 1924 to the union of Deboe and Leta (Bishop) Taylor. She spent her life in the Pekin-Peoria area.
Shirley retired as the manager of the Baskin Robbins Ice Cream store in Peoria, Il after 34 years. She was an active member of the University United Methodist Church of Peoria, IL., where she taught Sunday school and volunteered. She lived her life with a strong belief in her Christian values.
She is survived by her children, son David Snyder and daughter Kimberly (Lawrence) Zupec, brother-in-law Ship Arnold, sister-in-law Dorothy Taylor, grandchildren, Karen (Andrew) Ladendorf, Beth Zupec, Meredith (Sean) Southern, great-grandchildren Morgan Southern, Laura Ladendorf, and one soon-to-be-born granddaughter.
She is preceded in death by her husband John Dale Snyder, her bothers and sisters, Hal Taylor, Robert Taylor, Donna Arnold, and Mary Gerecke.
Visitation will be Monday February 10, 2014, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Madison Funeral Home, 305 park St. Elgin IL 60120.
Lying in state from 12:00 PM until time of service at 1:00 PM at Glendale Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 18119 State Route 9, Pekin, Illinois 61554.
Lieu of Flowers please make memorials to Harbor Light Hospice 800 Roosevelt Road Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. For more information please call Madison Funeral Home in Elgin, IL 847-741-1128.