Obituaries
John W. Snellenberger, 92

John Warren Snellenberger, 92, of Avon Park, Fla. died at 2:22 am, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at his home.

He was born June 22, 1922, in Muscatine, Iowa, to Charles and Verna Margaret (Carlin) Snellenberger.

John was a US Navy veteran during World War II. He married Ila Dilley in Martinsville, Indiana on Nov. 18, 1939; she died April 4, 2002. He owned and operated Acme Refrigeration in Indianapolis several years. John was a member of the Murat Shrine Club of Indianapolis. He lived in Indianapolis until his retirement when he moved to Florida.

John is survived by his daughter, Linda (Tom) Mattern of Wabash; three grandchildren, Jeff (Nadine) Mattern of Pittsboro, Mark (Kristi) Mattern of Mesa, Ariz., and Mike (Kerri) Mattern of Wabash, and six great-grandchildren. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers, and one sister.

Per John's request there will be no services.  Burial will be at a later date in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greenwood.  Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorials are Wabash-Miami Home Healthcare and Hospice or the Salvation Army.

The memorial guest book for John may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.
 


 

Posted on 2015 Apr 28