Laird Snobelen

A photo of Laird Snobelen



On August 25, 2020 at the home that he shared with his wife of 63 years, Laird Snobelen passed away with his family by his side.  Laird was born on the family farm 81 years ago and moved to the house next door when he married Peggy (Crawford) in 1957.  That house would become home for them and for their five children Darcy Snobelen, Dale Snobelen, Joy McLeod (Mike), Bradley Snobelen (Elaine) and Ann Marie Snobelen (Pat).  Laird was always happy to have visits there from his grandchildren Tyler, Warren, Brittany, Nicole and Mitchell as well as his great-grandchildren Devin, Michael, Ryan, Martin, Beronica, Hailey and Isla.

Laird was one of three children born to the late Harold & Elizabeth Snobelen.  He is survived by his sister Marilyn Doyle and predeceased by his brother Wayne.  He is also survived by his brothers and sisters in law Gloria Parker (late Larry), Leanne Crawford (Steven), Sam Crawford (late Lana) and Murray Crawford (Darlene).

He was a kind and gentle soul who wore many hats in life, be it helping on the farm, driving truck, building houses or working at Navistar where he retired from in 1999.  He was always ready to lend a hand and had a special place in his heart for animals.

It was Laird’s request that cremation take place and that his family remember him at an interment service in Craford Cemetery at a later date.  Friends wishing to remember him with a memorial donation are asked to consider Pet & Wildlife Rescue.

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Sincerest sympathy to everyone from Sylvia Burk (Ralph) and all of my family.

Oh so very sorry for your loss hugs and payers for you and your family.

Our deepest sympathy to the entire family of Laird. Will miss his quick visits at the market and that smile. Treasure your memories. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Sincerely, Mike and Cindy

Condolences to the Snobelen and Crawford families from John, Diane, Scott and Lee McGuigan

So sorry to hear of your Dads passing. Deepest condolences to all of you. Thinking of you all. Terry

Sorry to hear of your dads passing. Such an amazing and funny guy!

my deepest condolences and prayers for the family at this difficult time

Sorry to hear of Laird's passing. My dad spent a lot of nights in the shop having Laird look at Artic Cat and Sno-Prince snowmobiles. My prayers to the family.

Joy, we are thinking of you at this sad time. Please express our condolences to Tyler and Warren also.

My condolences, lots of fond memories of RR#3, the Snobelen and Holdaway family events over the years. Some of my mother's ( Jane ) fondest memories were growing up between our two farms and playing in the old cars that Laird and the boys had "accumulated with stories" over the years out by the corn crib! RIP Laird

Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Laird May he "Rest in Peace"

mine and my daughters Jennifer and Jessica deepest condolances to all the Snobelan.Laird was definitely a kind soul who always had a smile for us.big hugs to all.

My condolences to the family. He was such a great guy!

May you find comfort in your memories. Thinking of you all.

Sending my sincere condolences to everyone during this difficult time. I always enjoyed talking to Laird. I will keep you all in my thoughts.

Laird was a special friend Always ready to give a helping hand. We always looked forward to Laird dropping by at the trailer, for a visit. He had a pleasant personality, a kind heart, & was a dear friend. Laird will be sadly missed.. R.I.P. MY FRIEND. I WILL MISS YOU!

Dale and Darcy, we ste saddened to hear of the loss of your father. Laird was always so accommodating to Andy when he needed your assistance with something mechanical. Please know we grieve with you all.

So very sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy from the Solski family.

So sorry to hear of Laird’s passing. Always a friendly, kind gentleman who always took time to chat. Our condolences to his family. Darryl and Penny Throsel

Peggy and all the family sharing your loss of such a great guy. May all the memories and good times you have shared give you comfort. Thinking of you

Dear Peggy, Darcy, Dale, Joy, Brad, Elaine, Ann and family, please accept our condolances on the passing of your husband and father. Our parents are our guiding light. Please know you are in our prayers. Dale and Sharren Eveland

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this time..