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Passing of MIC David F. Snyder, 1930-2021

Most Illustrious Companion David F. Snyder Past Most Illustrious Grand Master of Kansas
February 23, 1930 – March 28, 2021

\"MICDavid F. Snyder
PMIGM of Kansas

York Rite History:
Most Illustrious Grand Master – 1992
Right Eminent Grand Commander – 1985
Most Excellent Grand High Priest – 1996
Grand Master General (KYCH) – 2009-2010


David F. Snyder, 91, retired Boeing Electrical Engineer, died Sunday, March 28, 2021. David was an active member of many Masonic bodies for 68 years. Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary. The funeral service will be at 10:00 am, Friday, April 2, 2021, at First United Methodist Church. Masonic Graveside Service will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Blanch Snyder; and four sisters. Survived by his wife of 70 years, Glenna; daughter, Gloria Summers; sons, Bruce (Gwen) Snyder, all of Wichita, KS, Gary (Nancy) Snyder of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Ginger (Shawn) Farney-Gieger, Jackie (Brian) Wise, both of Wichita, KS, Josi (Nirvan) Khokhani of Louisville, CO, Josh (Angela) Snyder of Valley Village, CA, Jori (David) Whitling of Boulder, CO, David (Deb) Summers of Bloomington, MN, Carl Summers of Philadelphia, PA, Ty Summers of Wichita, KS; great-grandchildren, Abbie, Drew, Mackenzie, Grace, Isabel, Jack, Cade, Kanon, Landon, Anya, Ellery. Memorials have been established with: Knights Templar Eye Foundation, 1033 Long Prairie Rd. S-5, Flower Mound, TX 75022; First United Methodist Church Television Ministry, 330 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67202; Angels of America\’s Fallen, 10010 Devonwood Ct., Colorado Springs, CO 80920.

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