Benjie A. Snitker, 85, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Center Point and Palo, died at St. Luke’s Hospital Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Services were held Dec. 9 at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories by Pastor Lenny Power of the Brandon Church of Christ. Interment was in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors.
Local survivors include his daughter, Kim (Brook) Peterson of Swisher.
Ben was born April 28, 1926, in Waukon, to Elmer and Emma Snitker. He married Loretta Mae O’Hare there on April 27, 1948. She died in 2009. Ben was employed by Penick and Ford for over 28 years, retiring in 1979. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be sent to www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.