Baby Thomas Snyder


Baby Thomas Ryan Snyder, son of Emily Hale and Craig Snyder, was stillborn peacefully at 7:43 a.m. July 13, 2023 at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.

Surviving are his parents, Emily and Craig of Agency; sister, Ivory of Agency; grandparents, Scott (Gina) Hale of Polk City, Bill (Tammy) Snyder of Bloomfield and Traci (Dan) Wiegand of Bloomfield; great grandparents, Thomas “Tom” Bennett of Grimes, Audrey Hale (Howard Sharp) of Ankeny and Jim (Tammy) Closser of Troy; aunts, Allison Hale (Grant Luther) of Urbandale and Kaylee (Abe) Flores of Knoxville; uncles, Douglas (Taylor) Hale of Grimes and Cinch Wiegand of Bloomfield; cousins, Sage and Emersyn.

Thomas was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Douglas and Denise Hale, Alberta Bennett, Adam and Joyce Snyder, Robert Closser and Mary Westfall.

Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 18th at Reece Funeral Home with Dan Smith officiating. The family will be present one hour prior to the service to greet friends and family.

The family of Emily Hale and Craig Snyder have set up a Go Fund Me to help with their expenses. The link to the page can be found at

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