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Est~ 1928

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Elaine M (Benton) Snyder

September 9, 1946 ~ April 23, 2018 (age 71)

Mrs. Elaine M. (Benton) Snyder of Millington, MI passed away early Monday morning April 23, 2018. Elaine was 71.

The daughter of the late Frank and Dorothy (Hoard) Benton; Elaine was born on September 9, 1946 in Flint, Michigan. Elaine graduated from Millington High School after which she continued her education and graduated from college with a bachelors’ degree in elementary education. She then taught for a short time in the Lapeer Public School system. On July 27, 1967 Elaine married James Snyder, and together they have celebrated 50 years of marriage. Elaine was a member of the Millington United Methodist Church, where on Sunday’s she took care of the little ones in the church Nursery. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women. Elaine loved serving the church and did so in so many different ways. In later years after her teaching, she worked for a doctor in Lapeer doing the medical billing.

Elaine leaves her husband Jim and two sons and daughter in-laws, Eric and Dennyse Snyder, and Neil and Megan Snyder. She leaves also six grandchildren, Bryce, Wyatt, Mykah, Zackary, Gabriel, and Naomi, a sister Roberta (Richard) Lumsden, a brother Howard (Eleanor) Benton, and also nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Besides her parents; Elaine is also preceded in death by a sister Barbara (Benton) Ill.

Elaine will lie in state on Tuesday April 24, 2018 at the Millington United Methodist Church where you can pay your respects; and the Snyder family will be present from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Following the visitation as Elaine has requested cremation will take place. On Monday May 14, 2018 at the Millington United Methodist Church at 7:00 pm there will be a celebration of Elaine’s life. Memorial Gifts of Remembrance can be directed to the Millington United Methodist Children’s Ministry.  

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