Sam Wold Jr. was born March 31, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. He passed away April 28, 2006, in Sultan, Washington, at the age of 81.
Sam served the U.S. Army during WW II with the Trail Blazers, 70th Infantry Division and received two purple hearts, silver star, and bronze star. He served in France and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. Sam joined his father in logging then to cutting timber and eventually owning his own cutting business. He owned a saw shop on the outskirts of Sultan for many years. Every year he donated to the Tulalip Boys and Girls Club Auction. He had a strong devotion to his wife, family and his Tulalip Indian heritage. Sam enjoyed basketball, baseball, hunting, fishing, and trap shooting
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marie Wold; step-son, Larry Gow; grandchild, Kenneth; and great-grandchild, Madeline. Also surviving are a brother, William Wold; sisters, Beatrice, Sharon, Barbara and Karolina; and cousins, Ginger, Veronica, Dana, Henry, Daniel Brudevold and Daniel, Jr.
Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Severin "Sam" and Beatrice Dunn Wold; and his grandmother, Joanna Siebert-Sheldon.
Visitation will be held at 1:30 p.m., today, Thursday, May 4, 2006, at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, 804 State Avenue, Marysville, Washington. The Interfaith Service will be held at 6 p.m., also today, Thursday, at the Tulalip Tribal Center, 6700 Totem Beach Road, Tulalip, Washington. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 5, 2006, at the tribal center with burial following at Mission Beach Cemetery.
Donations, in lieu of flowers, can be made to Tulalip Boys and Girls Club.
(Published in The Herald (Everett) on May 4, 2006)
Marie Hortence Pulliam Wold
William Owen Wold
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