Karen J. Snyder passed away on October 23, 2018 at the age of 76.
She was preceded in death by her father Carl Rider and her mother Margaret (Herriot) Rider.
Karen is lovingly remembered by her daughter Kristina Sanderson of Marion, Ohio; her son Ronald Sanderson of Marion, Ohio; and her brothers Gerald (Judy) Rider and Kenneth (Brenda) Rider of Marion, Ohio.
Karen was born in Marion, Ohio, in 1942, and she graduated from Pleasant High School. She worked as a United States Postal Clerk for over 35 years.
She enjoyed traveling, having visited many countries and a good portion of the United States. She also served her community in many roles. She served as president and filled other offices for her local Parents Without Partners, and she enjoyed playing cards and being involved in the Pleasant Senior Citizens Organization, where she also served for 4 years as president and filled other offices.
She was also involved in real estate investing organizations, including the Marion Area Rental Property Association, where she had served as long-time secretary, and the Tiffin Area Real Estate Investors Association Board of Directors, and she was involved in the National Retired Federal Employees organization, serving as membership chair, audit chairperson, and secretary for many years.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 3 pm to 6 pm at Emanuel Lutheran Church. Services will take place on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 3 pm at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 241 S. Prospect St., Marion, Ohio. Burial will follow at Prospect Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kobacker House, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio, 43215. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boydbornfuneralhome.com.