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Joseph Sniegocki

February 27, 1926 — March 18, 2015

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Joseph Stanley Sniegocki


Our beloved husband, father and papa passed away peacefully at home on March 18, 2015. Joe was born in Chicago to Eugenia and Stanley Sniegocki on February 27, 1926. He was the oldest of 11 children. Married to “his bride”, Eleanor, for 67 years. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Navy. He worked for 45 years at General Mills in Chicago. Moved to Salt Lake City in 1988. He was a Master Gardener and enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing and trips to Wendover. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He was always willing to lend a helping hand with gardens and household projects.

Thanks, Joe, Dad, Papa for teaching us to love, laugh, work hard and enjoy life. We will miss your hearty laugh and deep booming voice. You have touched our lives forever. He leaves behind his wife, Eleanor, daughters: Connie Sniegocki, Susie Miller, Kathy (Scott) Czaja, grandchildren: Lisa (Peter) Westbrook, Sarah (Sam) Allen, Philip, Alex and Ben Czaja, great grandsons: Daniel Anderson, Milo and Oliver Allen. He is survived by his brother and sisters: Chester Sniegocki, Sylvia Jagielski, Patricia Washick. Preceded in death by his parents: Eugenia and Stanley Sniegocki, brothers and sisters: Jean, Eleanor, Alice, Henrietta (Etka), Robert (Duke), Stanley (Sonny) and Richard (Dickie).

A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Rd. (8000 S.) In lieu of flowers please donate to cancer research. Condolences can be shared at at

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