Jerry Snowberger, 74

Jerry Lee Snowberger, 74, of rural North Manchester, died at 5:50 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne.  He was born Aug. 25, 1938 in Wabash to Melvin Snowberger and Dorothy (Cole) Snowberger Beekman.

Jerry was a U.S. Navy veteran.  He worked at Ford Meter Box for several years, and also did mechanical work in his spare time.  He enjoyed working with his hands, woodworking, fishing, and NASCAR.

He is survived by three children, Melanie (William) Schenck, Shalimar, Fla., Randy (Tina) Snowberger and Sandy (Jason) Peterson, both of Summerville, S.C.; five grandchildren, Christie Schenck, Shalimar, Justin Peterson, Summerville, Katie Schenck, Shalimar, Chase Peterson and Cody Peterson, both of Summerville; and his sister, Carol (Robert) Turley, Marion.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Lonnie Snowberger.

Per Jerry's wishes, there will be no services.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Jerry may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Apr 19