Life Story / Obituary
With her loving husband by her side, Gail S. Snamiske, Age 75, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2023, at Shore Light Memory Care. She was born in Richland Center, February 29, 1948, daughter of the late Reginald and Arlene (Nee: Sander) Buchanan.
Gail was a graduate of Union Grove High School. She furthered her education receiving her BS from UW Madison and her master’s degree from Carthage College. On August 16, 1969, Gail was united in marriage to George Snamiske. Gail was a middle school Science teacher in the Kenosha Unified School District, for nearly 35 years, until her retirement in 2005. Gail was a member of the DAR and DKG educators’ fraternity. She had a great sense of adventure and loved traveling around the world.
She was loved dearly and will be sadly missed by her husband George, of 53 years; daughter, Lisa (Kurt) Ignasiak, son John Snamiske; 3 grandchildren, Nicholas, Abigail and Katherine Ignasiak. siblings, Ralph (Donna) Buchanan, Norma (James) Nelson, Loren (Barbara) Buchanan, Marvin Buchanan M.D.; other relatives and many dear friends.
A Funeral Service celebrating Gail’s life will be held at the funeral home, 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 11, 2023, with Chaplain Sherri Garrett-Jackson officiating. Relatives and friends are welcome to meet with the family for Visitation, Tuesday, 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.
A very special thank you to the staffs at Shore Light Memory Care and Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.