Thursday, June 14, 1945 Denison Bulletin James Alfred Snouffer Passed Away June 9 Was born on February 4, 1859, at Napoleon, Lafayette County, Missouri, the son of William Henry Snouffer and his wife Sara Baer.He was one of a family of nine children.Four brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
Mr. Snouffer resided at Napoleon, Missouri until 1886 when he came to Vail, Crawford County, Iowa where he worked on various farms as well as on farms near Denison, Crawford County, Iowa.He later farmed for himself, retiring to Denison in 1926 when he came to Denison and made his home with his sister, Mrs. Mary E. Laub.
On November 21, 1944 he went to Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa to reside in the Odd Fellows Home.He passed away on Saturday, June 9, at the age of 86 years, four months, and five days.
Surviving is his only sister, Mrs. Mary E. Laub, one nephew, Henry Laub, one great nephew and one great niece all of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa and other relatives and friends.
The deceased was a member of the Baptist Church and also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows having his membership in the Fort Madison Lodge.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon, June 12 at two o’clock at the Bryar Funeral Home with the Reverend Roy H. Lator of the First Baptist Church in charge.Internment was made in Oakland Cemetery.Pallbearers were A. Lunchquist, Gaie Kilgore, Stephen Howard, E. T. Lamarnan, William Bieuart, and Ben Wingrove.