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Marcella L. Snakenberg

February 28, 1924 — March 15, 2019

HARPER-Marcella L. Snakenberg, age 95, of Harper, died Friday, March 15, 2019, at Manor House Care Center in Sigourney.
Marcella was born February 28, 1924, in Harper, to Anton and Anna (Schulte) Herman and graduated from St. Elizabeth High School. On April 27, 1948, she married John Snakenberg in Harper. He passed away on December 16, 1979. The couple lived and farmed in the Harper area for several years. Marcella was a member of Holy Trinity Parish and the Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, mowing her yard and dancing.
Survivors include three children: Donna Chambers of Harper, Tony (Kim) Snakenberg of Sigourney and Karen (Tony) Holland of Carlyle, Illinois; five grandchildren: Mike (Jaci) Chambers, Lori (James) Myers, Joni (Cory) Goetsch, Christopher (Cheryl) Holland and Stephanie (Seth) Luebbers and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son: Richard Snakenberg; son-in-law: Stanley Chambers; four brothers: Elmer, Omer, Howard and Myron Herman and two sisters: Bernadine Van Otegham and Lorene Herman.

Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota with Rev. Charles Fladung officiating. Burial will be at Holy Trinity Cemeteries - St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Harper. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the church.

A memorial fund has been established for Essence of Life Hospice. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Marcella and her family. Tributes may be made at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church

109 N Lincoln St, Keota, IA 52248

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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