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Rev. Snyder, 83, La Grange, Ky.
Rev. LaVern H. Snyder, 83, of LaGrange, Ky., husband of Peggy Snyder, died on Saturday, Aug. 9, at his residence.

He was born in Paynesville on Dec. 16, 1930, the son of the late Alvin and Minnie Kohler Snyder.

Rev. Snyder had pioneered many churches in Kentucky including Hartford, Versailles, Lexington, and Salem Assembly of God in Pewee Valley, Ky., where he pastored for 39 years.

He was a 1953 graduate of North Central Bible College (now North Central University in Minneapolis) and had served on the Kentucky District Presbytery Board for 43 years along with many other memberships, appointments, and achievements.

Besides his wife of 61 years he leaves to cherish his memory, children, Janice Snyder Ogletree (Eddie) and Timothy Wayne Snyder (Lisa), brother Leslie Snyder (Ruby), and sister-in-law, Lois Snyder. four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by three sisters; Evelyn Nelson, Edith Miller, and Dorothy Harapat, two brothers; Harry Snyder and Herbert Snyder.

A service celebrating Rev. Snyder's life was held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at Salem Assembly of God Church with burial following at Louisville Memorial Gardens East.

Memorials are suggested to Salem Assembly of God Church.

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Edna Brick, 91, Holdingford
Edna M. Brick, 91, of Holdingford, passed away early on Saturday, Aug. 9, with her family at her side.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, at Church of All Saints - St. Mary in Holdingford.

Fr. David Grundman will officiate and burial will take place in the parish cemetery.

There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Holdingford and again after 9 a.m. on Thursday at the church. On Wednesday evening there will be parish prayers at 6 p.m. and Christian Mothers will pray the rosary at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Edna (Young) Brick was born Sept. 23, 1922, to Ella (Eiden) and Leo Young. She graduated from St. Cloud Teacher's College.

She married Eugene Brick in October 1947. She taught school most of her adult life, from one and two room school houses to finishing her career teaching fourth grade in Holdingford.

Edna is survived by her children, Jan (Arnie) Wentland and Mary (Mark) Ebnet; her six grandchildren; and her five great-grandchildren.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Eugene.

Larry A. Bollman, 58, Paynesville
Larry Bollman, 58, of Paynesville, died tragically on Monday, Aug. 4, as a result of a motorcycle accident near Milan.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Aug. 8, at Paynesville Lutheran Church. Pastor Paul Shumaker and Rev. Steven Olson officiated, with interment in the Dassel Community Cemetery.

Larry Allen Bollman was born Aug. 27, 1955, in Litchfield to Arnold and Doris (Dahlgren) Bollman. Larry was a Dassel-Cokato graduate, went on to become a diesel mechanic and was currently working for Centra Care Health Paynesville.

Larry had a love for his children, Ryan and Cyndi. He loved spending time with his friends, fishing, and hunting. He loved to be there to help anyone in need. He loved to tinker with all things mechanical and had a natural gift as a mechanic. He knew how to fix almost everything.

Larry is survived by his two children: Ryan (Amy) Bollman of Annandale, and Cyndi (Bollman) Steinke of Blaine; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arnold, and infant sister, Janet Mae.

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