Samuel A. Westphall, Jr., 84, of Sturgeon Lake, Minn., peacefully went home to the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Nov. 11, 1929 in Newton, Iowa to Samuel and Florence Westphall, Sr.
Sam was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War. On Jan. 2, 1953 he united in marriage with Olive "Sandy" Ferguson.
Sam was proud to be a truck driver and member of Teamsters Union No. 120 for over 25 years. He enjoyed traveling in the motorhome, doing woodworking and being with his dogs.
Sam was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Edna.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandy of six weeks, 61 years and six days; three children, Cheryl Westphall, Stephen (Melissa) and Michael (Karon); 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; also including his extended family at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake; and his four furry "kids."
SERVICES: will not be held at this time at Sam's request. Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.