Date: Sunday, October 6, 2019
Time: 4:00 to 8:00 PM and after 9:00 Monday, October 7, 2019 at St. Clair Christian Church, 1350 Hwy TT, St. Clair, MO
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO
Date: Monday, October 7, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM
St. Clair Christian Church, St. Clair, MO
Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO
Memorials / Donations:
St. Clair Christian Church
Donald Dean Snow, known to most as Don, of St. Clair, MO, departed this life in St. Clair on October 3, 2019, having reached the age of ninety-three years and six months. Don was born in Garland, KS, on April 3, 1926, son of Clarence Selby Snow and Fern Daisey Snow nee Boone. On October 27, 1951, he was united in marriage to Virginia Catherine Roller and two children came to bless this union.
Don is survived by his wife, Virginia Snow of St. Clair, MO; by his daughter, Sherry Wall and husband, Craig, of St. Clair; by four grandchildren, Jacob Dazey and wife, Alyssa, of Rolla, MO, Tyler Dazey of Springfield, MO, Ryan Dazey of Springfield and Connor Wall of St. Clair; by his great-grandson, Jaxson Dazey of Rolla; by nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Fern Snow; by his son, Gary Dean Snow; by his brother, Harold Snow, and by his sister, Mary Lou Heiser-Harvey.
Don was a Christian and member of the St. Clair Christian Church in St. Clair, MO. He was proud to have served his country during World War II as a Private First Class in the United States Army Air Corps, receiving his honorable discharge on December 1, 1945. During His working years, he was employed at McDonnell Douglas Corporation in St. Louis, MO, retiring after thirty-two years of service to the company. He was a member of Easter Lodge 575 AF & AM in St. Clair, MO, entering as an Apprentice on April 14, 1970, becoming a Fellowcraft on June 9, 1970 and becoming a Master Mason on September 22, 1970. Don was also a member of American Legion Post 347, as well as a charter member of Elks Lodge 2651, both in St. Clair, MO. He enjoyed many hobbies and interests, including fishing and watching all kinds of sports. He was talented in woodworking, and especially enjoyed building bird houses and bird feeders. What meant most to him was time spent with family. The many precious memories they created will be cherished by them all forever.
A kind and loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, great and great-great-uncle, cousin and treasured friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation was held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO. Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM Monday, October 7, 2019, at the St. Clair Christian Church in St Clair with the Rev. Roger Koster officiating. Interment was in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO. Memorials may be made to St. Clair Christian Church.