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Barbara Dell Snow

Barbara Dell Snow, 72, of Eagle Point, Ore., died peacefully with her loving family at her side, on January 4, 2011, at Rogue Valley Medical Center.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, January 8, 2011, at Antelope Sunday School, 3195 Alta Vista Road, Eagle Point, Ore., at 11:00 a.m.

She was born October 15, 1938, in Mendocino, Calif., to the late John and Dorothy Remstedt of Eagle Point, Ore. She was raised in Point Arena, Calif., where she married Harold "Hank" Snow, on August 20, 1955. He preceded her in death in February 2003. They were married 48 years and raised six children.

In June 1968, the family moved to Eagle Point from Manchester, Calif., where she loved being a homemaker. She worked as a food demonstrator inside Costco for several years.

She enjoyed raising farm animals, riding horses, gardening, reading, listening to music, from operas to her grandchildren playing their favorite instruments, attending 4H and FFA livestock shows, spending time with family and friends, and volunteering at school. She was a longtime member of White City Christian Church, a member of the American Quarter Horse Association, and past sponsor of Eagle Point High School FFA.

She is survived by her children; John (Natalie), of Eagle Point, Ore., Margaret (Rick) Thiele, of Eagle Point, Ore., Jennifer (Jeff) Gustafson, of Shady Cove, Ore., Doug (Karen) of Eagle Point, Ore., Matthew, of Eagle Point, Ore., and Heather (Eric) Stewart, of Eagle Point, Ore.; grandchildren, Carl, John, Scott, Jennifer, Kristin, Shelby, Andrew, Kimberley, Garret and Landrie; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Lanie and Addison; and three sisters, Peggy Sundstrom, of Gualala, Calif., Donna Fanning, of Shady Cove, Ore., and Rae Jones of Yakima, Wash. She was preceded in death by a sister, Gayle Murphy, of Denver, Colo.; and a brother, Gary "Jake" Remstedt, of Eagle Point, Ore.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.