Helen Dunn Snider, formerly of Terre Haute, died at her home in San Diego, California December 17, 2005. She was 86. Helen was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1919. She attended the Art Institute of Chicago. Helen was a product designer until her marriage to James Everett Snider, Jr. in 1949. After their three children were born they moved to Terre Haute to raise their family and Helen worked in the home. In 2001, Helen moved to San Diego, California, to be near her daughters and their families.
Helen is predeceased by her husband, James and her son Robert. She is survived by her daughters, Eileen and Laura, their husbands, Randy Hardman and Allen DiDonato, Jr.; eight grandchildren, Jeff, Chris and Sarah Snider, David and Nick DiDonato, Kelly, Clark and Kyle Hardman; three great-grandchildren, Nathan, Hannah and Jamie Snider. She is also survived by her nieces, Barbara and Laura, their husbands, George McNeil and Jack Dwyer; their children; nephew, David Snider and his wife, Angie.
Helen will be brought back to be buried next to her husband and son at Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Indiana.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2005 ~ 4:00 P.M. at O’Connor Laguna Hills Mortuary, Laguna Hills, California.