Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Loudonville Cemetery
Samuel “Sam” Stamen Jr., 93, of Loudonville died Wednesday morning, May 23, 2018 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville following an extended illness. He was born November 11, 1924 in Mifflin and was the son of the late Samuel and Lottie Mae (Weirick) Stamen. Sam was a 1943 graduate of Loudonville High School and a US Army veteran of WWII. He served in the famous 3rd Infantry Division in the European Theater in seven major campaigns. The Division was awarded two Bronze Stars, the Combat Infantry Badge, the French Fourragere, and the French Legion of Honor medal. On October 1, 2011 Sam was honored to be selected to travel onboard the Honor Flight visiting the WWII memorials in Washington DC. He was a life-member of the Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, a life-member of VFW Post 8586, a life-member and past-commander of American Legion Post 257, a member of the Anzio Beachhead Survivors, and a member of the 7th Regiment Cottonbalers. Sam was a retired service, parts, and contact manager for The Flxible Company and the retired owner of the Pastime Card Room of Loudonville.
Sam is survived by Janice Mathias Bishoff Stamen, whom he married September 7, 1963; four sons: Sam (Diane) Stamen of Houston, TX, Charles (Jean) Stamen of Big Prairie, Ronald Stamen of Columbus, and Donald Stamen of Big Prairie; one daughter: Tamara Patton of Smithville; one step-son: William (Betti) Bishoff of Transfer, PA; one step-daughter: Joyce (Jerry) Furr of Galion; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and one brother: Robert (Mary Alice) Stamen of Loudonville. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister: Frances Van Sickle.
Graveside military services conducted by the American Legion and VFW Honor Detail will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Loudonville Cemetery. There will be no visitation. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville is honored to be assisting the Stamen family with funeral arrangements.
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Baldner, Lawrence E. (5/6/2018)
Bryan, Pamela Kaye (5/14/2018)
Brown, Jane (6/2/2018)
Colasuono, Anne W. (5/13/2018)
Gretzinger, Kimberly Ann (5/13/2018)
Heller, William A. (6/6/2018)
Kamenik III, Thomas J. (5/6/2018)
Mills, Chad A. (5/4/2018)
Mehaffey, Janet B. (5/16/2018)
Rhodes, Jennette I. DeLong (6/1/2018)
Stamen, Samuel (5/23/2018)
Stamen, Janice D. (6/3/2018)
Zody, Marion P. (5/27/2018)