Esther Louise (Harner) Snyder, of Celina, passed away peacefully at The Gardens of St. Henry on September 28, 2021. 


Esther was born August 27, 1933 in Center Township to the late Loren Edgar & Dessie Gladys (Steele) Harner.  She was also preceded in death by her five sisters, Mildred Swander, Mabel Stover, Lucille McGee, Ruby Price, and Belva Jean Christian. 

On April 4, 1954 she married Von Dean Snyder who preceded her in death on January 28, 2021. 


Esther is survived by her daughter, Carol McKay of Weirton, West Virginia; grandsons Jacob Steele McKay and Jonah Dean McKay also from Weirton, West Virginia.


Esther graduated from Neptune High School in 1951. She was a licensed beautician and owner and operator of Es’ Salon in Celina for decades.  She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Celina where she and Dean taught Sunday School, led youth group and volunteered at the church in many different ways throughout the years.


Esther will be greatly missed by those who loved her. 


Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 PM.


Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.


Memorial contributions can be made to Bethany United Methodist Church.


Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina and St. Marys are honored to care for Esther and her family. 


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