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Butte — Cleone Jeannetta Snider, 99, of Butte, died Friday, July 14, 2023 at Butte Healthcare in Butte.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at the Community Bible Church in Butte. Pastor Gary Binder officiated.
Burial was in the Butte City Cemetery in Butte.
Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Spencer was in charge of the arrangements.
Cleone, daughter of Roy and Avalyn (Green) Carmichael, was born Feb. 18, 1924, at Butte. She graduated from Butte High School in 1941.
On March 25, 1947, she was married to William Noel Snider of Butte. Four children were born to them Ricky Snider (deceased), Kelly Snider (deceased), Jan (Eric) Johnson of Butte and Sue (James) Loerts of Omaha.
Cleone worked as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company until 1952. She worked in Bill's Market with her husband until they retired and sold the store in 1991.
Cleone attended Butte Community Bible Church.
Cleone was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who enjoyed spending time with her loved ones and always had a cheerful word for everyone she met. She enjoyed reading and gathering with friends to visit over coffee and sweet treat. She was a good cook and was known for her special fudge and other candies at Christmas time. Cleone was a woman of great faith in Jesus Christ. She always took life “as the Good Lord planned it,” and was grateful for the good gifts he provided to her.
Cleone is survived by two daughters Jan Johnson and Sue Loerts; six grandchildren Chelsea (Rick) Conrad of Aix-en-Provence, France, Jordan (Hannah) Johnson, Marc Johnson of Bend, OR, Mariah Johnson of Honolulu, HI, Justin Loerts of Jacksonville, FL and Dylan Loerts of Dallas, Texas; and five great-grandchildren Titus, Lucy, Joel, Maddie and Violette Conrad, all of Aix-en-Provence, France.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; husband, eight siblings, two sons Ricky and Kelly and one great-grandson Gideon Johnson.
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