Samuel Walz

Mitchell

    Samuel  Leroy  Walz, age 80, of Mitchell died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, Iowa.
Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5 at Will Funeral Chapel with burial at Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery,  Mitchell. Visitation was Tuesday, May 4 in the Will Funeral Chapel.
Samuel Leroy Walz, son of Ellsworth and Martha (Walters) Walz, was born July 15, 1932 in Clark. He entered the US 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, part-time at M&H.
He enjoyed farming and horses.
He is survived by 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; two brothers, Kenny (Verona) Walz, Mt. Vernon, and Charles (Kathy) Walz, Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Keith Walz.

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