Donna Lynn Eskildsen Snyder, 76, passed away peacefully July 12, 2017, surrounded by her family following a courageous and graceful battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

A celebration of her life will be held with calling hours from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Weldon Funeral Home in Penn Yan and a funeral service at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 10 a.m.

Born on March 12, 1941, she was the daughter of Chris and Lydia (Kern) Eskildsen. She united in marriage to William Snyder on April 24, 1960, and was married until his passing in August of 2004.

Donna is survived by her children, Jeffrey (Diane) Snyder of Penn Yan; Susan (Darin) Johnson of Penn Yan; and Kristin (Patrick) Clarke of Williamsville; and three loving sisters, Helen “Dolly” Luedde, Dawn Halvorson, and Jean (Edwin) Schoen.

She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Michael and Eric Johnson; Jordan and Emily Snyder; Maura, Molly, and Michael Clarke; as well as several nieces, nephews and many other close relatives.

Donna was a devout Lutheran and thoroughly cherished her family at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Those who desire may make contributions in Donna’s memory to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.