JERSEYVILLE- Melba June Snyders, 69, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield after a sudden illness.She was born in Pendleton, Oregon on May 7, 1944 one of three children born to the late William & Melba Dorothy (Vinyard) Isringhausen.She married Leland Snyders on Sept. 14, 1963 at the St. Barbara's Catholic Church in Batchtown, and they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.June was the owner and operator of Fashion Beauty Salon in downtown Jerseyville for many years, and had a heart of gold. Her desire in life was to help those in need, and she always managed to place the needs of others before herself.Surviving are her husband, Leland Snyders of Jerseyville; a son, Kenneth Snyders of Jerseyville; a niece who was more like a daughter to her, Ginger (Isringhausen) Laslie of Jerseyville; Caitlin Estes of Jerseyville whom she treated and loved as a granddaughter; brothers in law and sisters in law, Jim & Judy Snyders of Powell, Ohio, Leola & Elmer Nolte of Kane, and Leroy Toppmeyer of St. Louis, Mo.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Isringhausen; a sister, Linda Lee; her father in law & mother in law, Homer & Cecilia Snyders; and a sister in law, Delores Toppmeyer.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where a Rosary will be recited at 3:45 p.m.A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville, with Father William Hembrow officiating.Burial will be in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Eldred.Memorials may be given to the St. Francis/Holy Ghost Catholic Schools in Jerseyville or to the Jersey County Fair Association, or Shriner's Hospital.
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