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Obituary: John A. Snedden 1949-2016

John A. Snedden

John A. Snedden

John A. Snedden, 67 of Rimrock, passed away at home on August 12, 2016.

He was born on April 15, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa to Joseph and Laura Snedden.

John attended Des Moines Public schools then George Washington High School in Phoenix. He was a self-employed espresso machine repairman and retired in 2011.

John loved life and living it to the fullest! He had respect for anyone serving his country. He was a loyal friend.

John enjoyed riding his Harleys, hunting, shooting, fishing, reading, hockey and helping others. He was a wonderful husband, uncle, brother and friend.

John loved all kids including his 6 nieces and nephews and their little ones.

John was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Laura Snedden. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Barbara of Rimrock; sister Jan Baker (Greg) of Aurora, CO; sister-in-law Becky Whitmore (Ron) of Fairmont, MN; brother-in-law Kent Kollasch of Bancroft, IA and 6 nieces and nephews.

There are no public services planned.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in John's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Source Code: IIQ160788777 or

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