In Memory

Charles Snethen - Class Of 1943

Charles Ambrose Snethen, 79, of 11633W 550N, Delphi, died unexpectedly on March 13,2005, at his residence. Born in Owasco on Aug. 19, 1925, he was the son of Elmer and Myrtle Snethen. He was a 1943 graduate of Delphi High School. His marriage was to Dorthy Duddy in Monticello, and she died Jan. 8,2004. Mr. Snethen was a farmer in Tippecanoe Township. He retired from RCA in Monticello in 1978 after 45 years of service. He had also been employed at Pinkerton Securities and as a meter reader at Carroll County REMC. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving from 1944 to 1946. Mr. Snethen was a member of Rochester VFW and was an avid sports fan. Surviving are a son, Charles J. “Jeffrey” Snethen of West Lafayette; a daughter, Cathy Gray (husband: Tom) of Delphi; and two grandchildren. Visitation is today (Wednesday) from 5 to 8 p.m. at Abbott Funeral Home. Graveside services with military rites will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Rossville Cemetery, with Rev. Ed Selvedge officiating.

Delphi Carroll County Comet March 16, 2005