July 28, 1942 – June 2, 2013
Samuel Kendig, 70, went to be with Jesus Sunday, June 2, 2013. He passed away peacefully at home.
A celebration of Sam’s life will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Ankeny Funeral Home from 4 to 8 pm, with a service at 7 pm.
Private family services will be held on Wednesday at Cory Grove Community Church with burial at the church cemetery.
Sam lived a full life loving his family, playing his guitars and singing with friends, and always making everyone laugh with his never ending sense of humor.
Sam is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter, Sarah of Ames, IA; son, Trace and his wife Jerilyn and granddaughter, Aubriana of Windsor Heights, IA; brother, Ronald Kendig of White Oak, IA and brother Keith Kendig and sister-in-law Barbara Kendig of Elkhart, IA; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Above and Beyond Cancer Million Dollar Marathon. Trace will be running in honor of Sam in July. Donations can be made at the following link: http://www.crowdrise.com/RunTraceRun/fundraiser/tracekendig or directly to the family.Information provided by: Ankeny Funeral Home and Crematory 1510 West First Street Ankeny, IA 50021 515.964.4674 www.ankenyfuneralhome.com