Myron W. Snyder, 71, Hibbing, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in his home. He was born March 7, 1942, in, Crystal, Minn., the son of Eugene and Mildred Snyder. Myron had lived in Virginia, where he met Donna Gerulli. They were married Sept. 1, 1962, and lived there for a short time before making their home in Hibbing. Myron worked at the Pierce Mine and at Butler Taconite but was a long-time employee of National Steel. Besides spending time with his family Myron enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and camping, but especially loved taking his dog Tippy to the park.

The family would like to thank the staff at North Star Hospice for the special care they gave Myron and the family over these past days.

He is survived by his wife, Donna; his children, Tammy (Jeff) Ostrander of Hibbing, Cheryl (Roland) Lott of Lakeville, Minn., and Vicki Church of Hibbing; a brother, Harlan (Eleanor) Snyder of Anoka, Minn.; a sister, Donna Mae (Orville) Oihus of New Hope, Minn.; his brother-in-law, Sonny (Robin) Gerulli of Lakeland, Minn.; his sister-in-law, Delores Robison of Hibbing; eight grandchildren, Chad Ostrander, Kevin Ostrander, Terry (Sena) Ostrander, Holly Lott, Anthony (Veronica) Lott, Corey Lott, Magan (Justin) Schoeben and Cody Church; and seven great-grandchildren, Jack, Melina, Anthony Jr., Kadynce, Aubrey, Easton and Tucker.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Ed Lemieux; a brother, Loren; a sister, Karen Haalopa; and a great-grandson, Gavin.


Funeral 1 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, in the Dougherty Funeral Home, Hibbing. The Rev. Tim Maki will officiate. Visitation will be from noon until service time. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery.

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