|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1923|
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 2003|
Samuel Agnew died in Woodland following a stroke Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at age 80.
Born Feb. 19, 1923, in Monterey, Ind., Mr. Agnew grew up in Woodland and attended Woodland schools, including a one-room schoolhouse in Willow Oak Park. He served in the Air Force as a gunner with a B-24 Liberator in the 484 Bombardment Group of the 15th AAF operating in Italy and Africa during World War II in 1944. He worked for the Woodland Post Office for 34 years retiring as a rural mail carrier. He was active in Little League and Boy Scouts and was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ of Woodland.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Barbara Agnew of Woodland; children, Tom Agnew and wife Anita of Marysville, David Agnew of Las Vegas, and Diane Krause and husband Bruce; sister, Evelyn Chambers; nephew, Richard Chambers, all of Woodland; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Samuel Agnew and Gladys Hayes; and brother, Charles Agnew.
The family requests memorials be directed to St. John's United Church of Christ, 434 Cleveland St., Woodland. Arrangements are under the direction of McNary's Chapel of Woodland.
Services: A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Monument Hill Memorial Park, with the Rev. Bill Schroeder officiating.
(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Thursday, October 2, 2003.)
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