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C. Kay Snyder

9/8/1942 - 11/28/2018

PEKIN ~ C. Kay Snyder, 76, of Pekin, passed away at 1:10 p.m. Thursday, November 28, 2018 at UnityPoint Health-Pekin Emergency Room.
 
Born September 8, 1942 in Pekin, she was raised by Milton Herbert and Esther Wyola (Haynes) Marquardt.  She married Robert Snyder on July 29, 1961 in Pekin.  He survives.
 
Also surviving are one daughter, Sandy (Curtis Smith) Snyder of Pekin; two sons, Donald (LaDonna Beaver) Snyder of East Peoria and Ronald Snyder of Pekin; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Shirley Hancock of Ina.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents.
 
A homemaker, Kay was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Pekin.  She loved her church and being involved in many ways over the years including working the church nursery for over 20 years and also playing on the church’s softball team.
 
She enjoyed sewing, NASCAR and was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs.
 
Her family will host a gathering celebrating Kay's life at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Liberty Baptist Church in Pekin.  There will be no visitation.  Private burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin.
 
Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.
 
Memorial contributions may be given to Liberty Baptist Church, 2105 Sheridan Road, Pekin, IL 61554.

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