Christopher D. ‘Chewy’ Snyder
May 4, 1974 Sept. 14, 2105

Christopher D. ‘Chewy’ SnyderChristopher (Chris) David “Chewy” Snyder of Pewaukee passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015.

Chris is survived by his devoted wife, Gretchen Alisa Snyder, who was the love of his life; his father, Martin Snyder; and his mother, Becky McLaughlin. Chris was loving father to three sons, Evan Snyder, Destin Snyder and Phoenix Snyder and daughter, Hannah Snyder.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Adrianna Snyder. Chris is further survived by his stepchildren whom he loved as his own: Maia Espinoza (Laudan), Sean Diez, Alan Diez, Glen Diez and Lexi Diez. He was loving brother of Jessica Hoehnen and uncle to Skylar Badertscher and Vance Hoehnen, dear grandson of Joan Daniels and step-grandfather to Kali and Nino Espinoza and Liam Diez. Chris was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by his wife, all of his loved ones, cousins, extended family members and many friends.

Chris was born in Janesville on May 4, 1974.

He lived life to the fullest and was passionate in his love for his family. He was a loyal, loving and caring man with a big heart who put the needs of others before his own. He was proud of the accomplishments of those close to him and enthusiastically supported and encouraged his family and friends to pursue their personal goals and dreams.

A celebration of Chris’s life will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20, at Yonke and Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee.

Visitation will immediately follow the service. All are welcome to attend and join in honoring Chris’s life.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Chewy’s Final Ride by Jessica Lynn at the following website: The family extends heartfelt gratitude to the many family members and friends for their expressions of sympathy and their outpouring of assistance and support.

Yonke & Son Funeral Home is serving the family.

For further information, call 262-691-1900.