Archive for Thursday, August 17, 2006

William L. Snodgrass

1930-2006

August 17, 2006

Services for William L. Snodgrass, 76, Lansing, were Tuesday, Aug. 8. Burial was at Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Mr. Snodgrass died Thursday, August 3, 2006.

He was born March 26, 1930, in Hot Springs, Ark., the son of Luther and Mary Snodgrass.

Mr. Snodgrass received a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and a master's from Wichita State University. He retired from the U.S. Army after 24 years of service. He served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He also retired from the Kansas State Penitentiary after 14 years of service.

In 1961, he married Shige Sakuma in Okinawa. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include five sons: Daniel and David, both of Cleveland; Mike, Leavenworth; John, Lansing; and Richard, Lenexa; three sisters, Loretta, Margie and Betty of Arizona; and many nephews, nieces and grandchildren.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family, sent in care of the Davis Funeral Chapel, 531 Shawnee, Leavenworth 66048.

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