Mary Jane Sneller was born February 2, 1940, to Francis D. and Frances H. (Ver Steeg) Poortinga, in Otley, Iowa.
Mary attended Bunker Hill School and was a 1958 graduate of Pella High School. On June 10, 1958, Mary was united in marriage to Kenneth Wayne Sneller in Otley, Iowa. They were blessed with three children: Kathleen Sue, Glenda Mae and Daniel Wayne. Throughout her life, Mary worked at the OverAll Factory, on the farm beside Kenny, as a janitor and cook at Twin Cedars School. Mary loved to cook, no one ever went away hungry. Mary enjoyed and cherished her grandkids and great grandkids.
She was a member of Heartland Reformed Church in Pella.
Kathy and Jim Dickinson
Kendra and Alan Belski
Glenda and Kelly Carlson
Wendy Carlson and Troy De Jong
Curtis and Ashlee Carlson
Lillee, Kenneth “K.C.”
Drew Carlson and Brittany Langendoerfer
Dan and Missy Sneller
Amber and Grant Fynaardt
Kyle and Hannah Sneller
Mary is also survived by her sisters Dorothy Neels, Linda Bandstra and Sandy (Don) Den Hartog and sister-in-law Bonnie (Don) Vos.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Sneller, her parents Francis and Frances Poortinga, her parents-in-law Gerrit and Annabell Sneller, and her brothers-in-law Larry Bandstra and Willis Neals.
Sand Ridge Cemetery - Tracy
Tracy IA 50256