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Aloma Jean Snow

April 2, 1931 September 29, 2018
Aloma Jean Snow
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Obituary for Aloma Jean Snow

Aloma Jean (Valentine) Snow, daughter of Lloyd Lorean and Ada Ora (Miller) Valentine, was born on April 2, 1931 in the family home at Red Oak, Iowa. She entered into rest on Saturday morning, September 29, 2018 at Garden View Care Center in Shenandoah, Iowa at the age of 87 years, 5 months, 27 days.

In Jean’s early life the family made several moves around southwest Iowa. They lived in Red Oak, Hamburg, Atlantic, Council Bluffs and Shenandoah. Shenandoah was where she settled and met the man of her dreams, Darwin Allen Snow, Sr. They were married on December 18, 1955. They made their home in Shenandoah where they raised their six children, Patricia Ann, Randall Allen, Barbara Louise, Darwin Allen, Jr, Christine Diane and Karen LeAnn.

A homemaker most of her life to Darwin and the kids, Jean also helped with Meals on Wheels. For four years prior to Darwin’s death in February of 1999 they delivered meals around Shenandoah to shut-ins.

In her spare time, Jean enjoyed embroidering and crocheting. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Shenandoah.

Preceding Jean in death were her parents; two daughters, Patricia Ann Snow and Karen LeAnn Blackman; granddaughter, Aurora Miller; brother, Vincent Valentine and sister, Arminta Swanson. Left to cherish her memory are her four children, Randall Allen Snow, Barbara Louise (Dean) Johnson, Darwin Snow, Jr, and Christine Diane Holcomb (Dave Million), all of Shenandoah; 13 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; other relatives and many friends.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Don Buttry officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends with visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday evening, October 2, at the funeral home. Memorials are being directed to the family. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Red Oak.


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Visitation

Tuesday

2

Oct

6:00 PM 10/2/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service

405 W Thomas Avenue
Shenandoah, IA 51601

Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service
405 W Thomas Avenue Shenandoah 51601 IA
United States

Service

Wednesday

3

Oct

2:00 PM 10/3/2018 2:00:00 PM
Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service

405 W Thomas Avenue
Shenandoah, IA 51601

Celebration of Life Funeral Service

Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service
405 W Thomas Avenue Shenandoah 51601 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

N. 8th Street Red Oak, IA 51566

N. 8th Street Red Oak, IA 51566
United States

Memorial Contribution

Directed to the Family.

405 W. Thomas Ave
Shenandoah, IA 51601
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