Matthew David Snyder

Deceased: December 1, 2015

Service Information:

Funeral Mass: Saturday, December 5, 2015 11am at
St. Alphonsus Church, 1429 W. Wellington, Chicago
Interment: Private
Memorial Mass: Friday, December 11th 10:30am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Broken Bow, NE


The world lost one of its most generous and inspiring souls, Matthew David Snyder, 46, of Chicago on December 1, 2015. Beloved husband of Patrick White, cherished son of Mary and the late Charles David Snyder of Broken Bow, NE; fond brother of Rebecca (Shawn) Burke of Sutherland, NE, Anthony Snyder of Broken Bow, NE, Elizabeth (Casey) Beck of St. Paul, NE, and Sara (Dustin) Myers of Broken Bow, NE; loved uncle of Shelbi, Joslyn and Morgan Burke, Joel, Jack and Charlee Myers.

Matthew was a graduate of Broken Bow High School in Broken Bow, NE and Creighton University in Omaha, the home of his beloved Bluejays. Matt started his career at First National Bank in Omaha as a management trainee. He then moved on to Chicago to pursue a successful career in marketing, first at Sears and most recently, with New Control. Matt was a huge sports fan and his booming voice could be heard cheering on his Creighton Bluejays and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. He had a passion for travel and considered Hawaii his second home. He left a legacy indicative of how many lives he touched. He will be greatly missed by many close friends and family, including his cats, who were like children to him.

Matt's spirit for life will continue on through his generous donations as an organ donor through Gift of Hope.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 5 at St. Alphonsus Church, 1429 W. Wellington, Chicago. Interment will be private. For information – Lakeview Funeral Home, 773-472-6300 or

A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 11 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Broken Bow, NE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Matthew’s name may be made to the PKD Foundation,