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 Samuel Leroy Walz

Samuel Leroy Walz

Death 30 May 2013 (aged 80)
Burial Mitchell, Davison County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 111818579 · View Source
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Samuel Leroy Walz, 80, Mitchell, died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Oelwein, Iowa.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at WALZ Will Funeral Chapel, Mitchell. Burial will be in Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery, Mitchell.

Samuel Leroy Walz, son of Ellsworth and Martha (Walters) Walz, was born in Clark on July 15, 1932.

He entered the U.S. Army on Nov. 12, 1952, and served during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on Oct. 12, 1954.

He was united in marriage with Barbara LaFortune on Aug. 31, 1963, in the Mitchell Congregational Church, Mitchell.

Samuel was employed at Tessier's Inc. for 16 years, four years at American Freight, 16 years at Letcher Mitchell Farmers Co-op Elevator and finally parttime at M&H.

He enjoyed farming and horses.

Grateful for having shared his life are his two children: Dawn (Joe) Dewey, Oelwein, Iowa; and Robert Walz, San Antonio, Texas; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild and one great-grandchild on the way; and two brothers: Kenny (Verona) Walz, Mount Vernon; and Charles (Kathy) Walz, Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Keith Walz.

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