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Stanley J. Snell Jr.

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 2:45 p.m. CDT

Mr. Stanley J. "Stan" Snell Jr., 72, of Morris, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, Feb. 12, 2013, at Walnt Grove Nursing Home with his loving family by his side.

Born July 20, 1940, in Streator, Ill., Stanley was the son of Stanley J. and Nora (Brown) Snell Sr. He married the love of his life Jennifer G. Seibert on March 21, 1971, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Stanley was employed with Ryg & Stahly Ford Implement dealership in Ottawa, Ill.,  and then with Union Hill Farm Implement dealership in Union Hill, Ill. He retired as parts manager in February 2012 from Stolller International Implement dealership in Streator, Ill.

He loved to fish and travel with his wife. He also was a very active league bowler with the Carretto Lanes in Ottawa, Ill. He enjoyed having the pleasure of being able to have a pipe in his hands.

Survivors include his loving wife and best friend, Jennifer; their children, Keith Greer and Joseph and his wife Nancy Snell of Dwight, Ill.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Francis (Roberta) Snell of Centralia, Ill., and Dennis (Lisa) Snell of Utica, Ill., along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Kenneth and Greg Snell.

There will not be any visitation or services at this time.

Cremation rites were conducted by the Schultz Crematory in Streator, Ill.

A private family memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Condolences to Stan's family can be extended online at www.ucdavisandsons.com.

U. C. Davis & Sons Funeral Home Ltd., 301 W. Washington St., Morris, is in charge of arrangements. For information, call (815) 942-0084.

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