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Vivian Anne Snyder
December 19, 1933 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Vivian Anne Kennedy Snyder was born December 19, 1933 in Condon, Oregon to parents, John and Magdalene "Babe" Kennedy. She was the second of 4 children.
In 1936, the family moved to Coos Bay. She went to Catholic and public schools and graduated from Marshfield High School in 1952.
She married Wayne Snyder October 6, 1951 in Coos Bay. Vivian and Wayne became foster parents to Mark and Max Ward in 1956. She was preceded in death by her son, Max Ward November 18, 2010 and her husband, Wayne Snyder, January 5, 2018.
She is survived by her son, Mark Ward and his wife, Sharon; grandchildren, Angela Ward, Wendy Ward, Jason Ward and David Ward; three great-grandchildren, Kiefer, Justin and Holly; sister, Donna Ward; brother, Dale Kennedy and his wife, Linda; many nieces and nephews, as well as all those she touched by her love, who adopted her as their own.
Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131 www.coosbayareafunerals.com