Doris Snow


BRYAN -- Doris B. Snow, 88, of Bryan, Ohio, died surrounded by family at her home at 4:25 a.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, after an extended illness.

Mrs. Snow owned and operated Snow's Fire Protection, which she and her husband started in 1961 in Fayette, Ohio, later moved to Wauseon, Ohio, and then to Bryan. She was still active in the business, spending every day there in various capacities. She was member of NAFED (National Association of Fire Protection Equipment Distributors), and the Bryan Eagles Aerie 2233. Known as "Grandma Snowman" to many, she was an excellent cook, baking pies and angel food cakes, and enjoyed gardening in her vibrant flower beds. She was also an avid enthusiast of polka music.

Doris B. Snow was born on May 26, 1926, near Archbold, Ohio, the daughter of Leonard and Susie (Kaiser) Siegel. She married Hal E. Snow on August 7, 1947, in Fayette, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on December 25, 1984.

Survivors include her daughter, Christy (Robert) Egler, of Bryan; two grandchildren, Jamie (Michelle) Egler and Jessica (Rob) Watson, both of Bryan; and five great-grandchildren, Kyler, Kaela, and Addison Egler and Hunter and Alexander Watson.

She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Gladys Bailey, Lloyd Siegel, Harold Siegel, Betty Fenton and an infant sister, Carolyn Siegel.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 3, 2014, from 4-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan. Services will be held Saturday, July 5, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Bryan, with Pastor Dorothy Ritchie-Moore officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery, Fayette, Ohio.

Memorials are requested to Williams County 4-H.

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