Vera Fenske Snow, age 95
Fri, 03/23/2018 - 5:44pm admin
March 27, 1922 —
March 22, 2018
Cedar Rapids - Vera Fenske Snow, age 95, died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Per her request, no services will be held at this time. There will be a graveside service in Cresco, Iowa at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted with Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.
Vera was born March 27, 1922 in St. Clair County, Mo., the daughter of Ruth (Fye) and Henry Fenske. She came to Iowa while a small child. She attended rural schools of Howard County and graduated from Cresco High School in 1939, Trinity University in San Antonio in 1954 and from Paris Beauty Academy in Cedar Rapids in 1971.
T/4 (Sgt) Vera Fenske married Captain Werner (Van) Snow on Dec. 8, 1945 in Berlin, Germany while both were serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. She was employed by Equitable Life of Iowa while in Des Moines and by Frank B. Hall Insurance in Cedar Rapids.
Her greatest joy was her family, especially her three grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Richard (Gil) Snow and Jean (Tim) Myers of Cedar Rapids and Susan Snow of San Antonio, Texas and her three grandchildren, Dereck and Matthew Flickinger of Cedar Rapids and Jennifer Parsons (Jordan) of San Antonio.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Werner (Van) Snow in 2003; parents; her brothers, Lloyd, Bill, Tom, Calvin, Eugene and Verne; and a sister Geneva Gager.