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Mildred Mary (Schoenborn) Snowdin

October 2, 1925 ~ March 4, 2018 (age 92)

Mildred Mary (Schoenborn) Snowdin, age 92, of Conklin, was called home to her Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2018.  Millie is a lifelong resident of Conklin (born and living in the same home) to the late Albert and Florence (Fuller) Schoenborn on October 2, 1925.  A lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wright Twp., Mildred was a faithful servant, who loved her Saviour.  She was a devout wife and mother of nine, who is fondly remembered for all the loving aspects of being a farmer’s wife. Mildred is proceeded in death by her husband of almost 43 years, Edward Snowdin; her brother Aloysius (Lorraine) Schoenborn; and sister Alvina (Gerard) Arends; daughter, Marjorie Harms; son, Merle Snowdin; son-in-law Bill Taylor and granddaughter Niki Snowdin. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Richard and Elizabeth Snowdin; her children, Donald (Darlene) Snowdin; Duane (Kerri) Snowdin; Karen Taylor; Mel Snowdin; Karolyn (Mike) Homrich; Bill (Heather) Snowdin; and Annette Snowdin. Mildred dearly loved her 27 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 10:30 am at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 18876 8th Ave, Conklin, MI 49403 with Fr. Tom McKinney Celebrant. Burial will take place at St Joseph’s Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, Coopersville, with The Rosary Prayers Wednesday evening at 8 pm. Visitation will also be Thursday one hour prior to the Mass at Church. The family would like to express its sincere appreciation to the Carmelite Sisters, nurses and nurse aides at St. Ann’s Home, and Faith Hospice. Memorial donations may be made to Lori’s Voice, P.O. Box 66 Coopersville, MI 49404 or Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook, SE Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. An online guestbook may be signed at

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