BORN: 24 July 1919 in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California
MOTHER: Naomi Atkins b: 16 Jan 1889 d: 11 Jan 1976
FATHER: Herbert Leroy Snyder b: 17 Aug 1882 d: 30 Nov 1972
SIBLINGS: Relvin Leroy Snyder b: 15 Feb 1907 d: 21 Nov 1994
Lloyd Burton Snyder b: 19 Nov 1909 d: 06 Mar 1980
Mona Elizabeth Snyder b: 24 Apr 1912 d: 24 May 1986
Glenn Hubert Snyder b: 13 Jul 1914 d: 06 Aug 1943
MARRIED: Gloria McKinnon b: 03 Nov 1923
second wife: Marlyn Stubbe (no children) b: ?
CHILDREN: Geraldine Marie Snyder b: 03 Jun 1947
Gwendolyn May Snyder / Sky b: 27 Feb 1950
RESIDENCE: Stockton, Ca; Hatch, NM; Hollywood, Ca; Canoga Park, Ca; Livermore,
Ca; Las Vegas, NV; Loma Linda, Ca.
Merle is a World War 2 Veteran of the US Navy, he was a Chief Petty Officer as well as a Ham Radio Operator - he still enjoys using Ham Radio today. He worked for Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, CA until retirement.
He married his first wife Gloria McKinnon while he was stationed in Australia, he now lives with his second wife Marlyn Stubbe in California.
Merle was named after Merle Ebers and
Frank Ebers - the Ebers lived in Alpine, MI the same time Merle's grandfather
(John H. Snyder) did.
This site would not have been possible without
Grandpa Merle's help and the research he provided.
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