|Samuel "Sam" L. Waala|
Oct. 29, 1938-Oct. 11, 2013
Sam is survived by his wife: Helena Waala, Wautoma; sister: Margaret Rohde, AZ; brother: Russell (Lois) Waala, Silva, MO; nieces and nephews: Denise Barton, Neenah; Linda (Dean) Westby, Tucson, AZ; Rhonda (Ken) Smith, Tucson, AZ; Shari (Anthony) Trennert, Phoenix, AZ; David Rohde, Whitewater, CO; Sharon (Dave) Ronan, Mt. Laurel, NJ; Brian (Sherri) Waala, Thief River Falls, MN; Brenda (Hiroshi) Uechi, Seattle, WA; numerous great nieces and nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother-in-law: Gerald Rohde.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Leikness Funeral Home, Wautoma. Officiating at the service was Pastor Rick Engen. The family greeted relatives and friends at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the Wautoma Fire Department in Sam’s name.
A special thank you to the Agnesian Hospice Hope Staff and the staff at Silver Lake Manor for the care and compassion given to Sam during his time at the manor.