Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 12, 2012

Linda Kay Snell


TRAVERSE CITY — Linda Kay Snell, 47, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully Oct. 10, 2012, at Munson Medical Center, surrounded by her family and friends.

Linda was born on May 27, 1965, in Deckerville, to Melvin and Carolyn (Campbell) Lamont. On Sept. 29, 1990, Linda married Chad Allen Snell in Deckerville.

Above all else, Linda loved spending time with her kids and her family.

She loved to party and always had fun at family birthdays, holiday celebrations and events. She enjoyed reading, gardening and riding roller coasters at theme parks. Linda was also an avid Lions and Tigers fan.

Linda is survived by her husband, Chad; 10-year-old daughter, Shelby; seven-year-old son, Chase; father, Melvin Lamont; sister, Cheryl (Charles) Becker; brother, Jeffrey (Laurie) Lamont; brother, Michael Lamont; nieces and nephews, Aaron Lamont, Chrissy Svejnar, Kyle Becker, Kayla Loomis, Tommy Gray, Rob Gray, Nicole Gray, Chum Snell, Heidi Snell, Josh Snell, Deanna Snell, Susan Snell, Melissa Snell and Will Snell; sister-in-law, Cindy (Tom) Gray; brother-in-law, Bob (Sandy) Snell; brother-in-law, Bill (Brenda) Snell; several other family members and friends, including her beloved German Shepherd, Savannah and cat, Shelia.

Linda was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn.

Visitation for friends and family will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, from noon until 2 p.m., with a service of remembrance to begin at 2 p.m., at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in memory of Linda may be directed to a scholarship fund for her children, Shelby and Chase, through Northwestern Bank, 625 S. Garfield, PO Box 809, Traverse City, MI 49685.

Please visit to share your thoughts and memories with her family.

The family is being served by Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home.