JUNE CROCKER SNIDER
June Crocker Snider, 91, of Coffeyville, Kansas, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Windsor Place in Coffeyville, Kansas, where she had been a resident for several years. June was born, a twin, in Boston, Mass, on November 29, 1923 to Paul E. and Celine D. (Nickerson) Crocker.
In 1928 the family moved to Newton, Mass., where June graduated from high school. She attended Skidmore College in Saratoga, Springs, New York, and later took marketing courses at a local department store, which began her interest in interior decorating and the study of antiques. During World War II she met a member of the U.S. Merchant Marine, Donald L. Snider, who was born and raised in Coffeyville, Kansas. They were married on May 11, 1946 in Newton, and lived there for the next thirty years.
In 1976 June and her husband moved to Coffeyville where they were members of the area square and round dancing clubs and enjoyed many trips with the Honey Bee Camping Club. The also owned a home in Arizona where they often spent the winter months.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her twin sister Jane Wendell and her brother, Paul Crocker Jr. Several nieces and nephews survive Mrs. Snider. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville and according to June's wishes inurnment will be private.