Loretta Snyder, 88, Brookings, died May 28, 2002, in Brookings.

She was born Jan. 24, 1914, in Le Mars, Iowa, to William and Blanche Cowan.

She grew up in Iowa and moved to Brookings in 1985 from Southern California.

She married Lewis Snyder in Yuma, Ariz., on Sept. 2, 1938.

Mrs. Snyder is survived by her sister, Florence Timmons of Iowa; nephews, David Timmons of Iowa; Dan Cowan of Weed, Calif.; Don Cowan of Red Bluff, Calif.; Dennis Cowan of Truckee, Calif.; Richard Mundy of Aptos, Calif.; nieces, Peggy Cowan of Anaheim, Calif.; Patty Kruger of Cottonwood, Calif.; Linda Bryan of Arizona; and Polly Leo of Cottonwood.

She was preceded in death by her husband, mother and father; brothers, Harold Cowan, Lloyd Cowan, Ray Cowan and Clarence Cowan.

Arrangements by Litty Funeral Directors, Brookings Chapel.