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Kelly J. Snyder

September 27, 1960 — June 25, 2020

Kelly J. Snyder, 59, of Rolling Prairie, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at her home.

Kelly was born in La Porte, IN, on September 27, 1960 to Leland and Shirley (Gierkey) Snyder.

Surviving Kelly are her siblings, Kyle Graber of Fountain Hills, AZ, Kary (Bob) Henning of South Bend, Kathy James of La Porte, and Christopher (Angie) Foster of Hobbs, NM; love of her life, Nick Principe of Rolling Prairie; special niece, Ashley Downen of La Porte; as well as her beloved cockapoo, Alli, and her cat, Forrest.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Howard and Ruth Snyder and beloved cockapoo, Lady.

Kelly graduated from La Porte High School in 1978.  She was a book keeper for many years at La Porte Tool Supply.  Kelly enjoyed cooking, tending to her flowers, and participating in her bowling league.  Most importantly, Kelly enjoyed the 44 years she spent with Nick.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 West State Road 2, La Porte, IN 46350.

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