Sam D. Kauffman passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017.
Sam was born on Oct. 6, 1940, in Fairbank, Iowa, the son of the late Dan and Lydia Kauffman. Sam was united in marriage to Rachel G. Yutzy on Sept. 13, 1961.
Sam is survived by his wife, Rachel; nine children, Irene, married to Andy Nisley, of Bloomfield, Iowa; Norman, married to Bernice Weaver, of Bonduel; Rosanna, married to Perry Yoder Jr., of Bonduel; Freeman, married to Amanda Yoder, of Bonduel; Laurie, married to Ernest Schwartz, of Hixton; Catherine, married to Perry Beechy, of McBain, Michigan; Dan, married to Marilyn Gingerich, of Bloomfield, Iowa; Wilma, married to Chriss Miller, of Bonduel; and Lamar, married to Pauline Schmucker, of Bonduel; 50 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the Eli Mullet residence with Bishop Eli Mullet officiating. Final resting place is in Valley View Cemetery.