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Eugene "Gene" Robert Snoozy
Eugene "Gene" Robert Snoozy, age 88 of Yankton, SD passed away Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Sister James Care Center in Yankton, SD.
A celebration of life, starting at 1:30 p.m., will be held at Goglin Funeral Home in Yankton, SD, Wednesday, October 12. Visitation will begin at noon.
Gene was born on June 17, 1934 in rural Clay County, South Dakota to Fredrick and Anna (Dahlin) Snoozy. He grew up working on the family farm, south of Centerville, South Dakota alongside his brothers and sisters. He spent many years of his life working as a general contractor in and around the area. He owned a bar in Emery, South Dakota from 1976 to 1983. He spent several years farming southwest of Wakonda, South Dakota and later north of Yankton, South Dakota.
He is survived by his four children: Valerie Kizer of Alliance, NE, Robert Snoozy of Scotland, SD, Jeffrey Snoozy of McCook, SD and Courtney Hancock of Omaha, NE; two sisters, Barbara (Jerome) Wiedmann of Painesville, OH and Lynette Jones of Sierra Vista, AZ; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick and Anna Snoozy; his sisters, Veretta Crandall and Fernetta Eilmes Strand; his brothers, John, Melvin, Richard, Harlan and Harold; his grandson, Matthew Kizer and his great-grandchild, Wyatt Roth.
Floral tributes are included within the service program.
May Gene's family and friends take comfort in knowing that he is now with Jesus. May God Bless. Stan.. Care Giver at Sister James
Stanley Sojka Oct 23 2022 11:15 AM
Condolences to the family of Gene,what a good guy !!! RIP Gene
James Carter Oct 9 2022 11:08 PM
My thoughts and prayers for the family.
Sherryl Joines Oct 9 2022 9:16 PM
A candle was lit in memory of Eugene "Gene" Snoozy
Larry and Dot Adrian Oct 9 2022 8:02 PM
So very sorry to hear of Gene’s passing. We have fond memories of the many construction projects he did for us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Harlan & Brenda Brue Oct 8 2022 7:10 PM
Sooo sorry. Thoughts and prayers sent your way. Hope the memories help to ease the pain during this difficult time.
Janet Dahlin Breen Oct 8 2022 10:17 AM
We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Gary and Brenda Dahlin Oct 7 2022 10:15 PM