Obituaries

Sam Weich

Sep 1, 2021
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Services

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at the American Lutheran Church, 801 Monroe St., La Porte CIty, Iowa 50651

A video of the service will be recorded and posted below.

Visitation

 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the American Lutheran Church in La Porte City, and also one hour before the service at the church.

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Cemetery

West View Cemetery

Memorials

may be directed to  La Porte City Fire Rescue, Cedar Valley Hospice, or the family

Biography

Sam Weich, 56, of La Porte City, died Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home of cancer.  He was born March 31, 1965, in Waterloo the son of Floyd “Buss” and Mary “Dottie” Davis Weich.  He was a 1983 graduate of La Porte City High School.  

Sam married Sharyl Groves on July 12, 1991, in Waterloo.

He worked for the City of La Porte City for 40 years, where he most recently served as Public Works Director, retiring in 2020.  He was a firefighter on La Porte City Fire Department, former Assistant Fire Chief, Advanced EMT, and assisted North Benton Ambulance.

He was a member of the American Lutheran Church in La Porte City.

Survived by: his wife, Sharyl of La Porte City; two sons, Keith Weich of Cedar Falls, Nick (Darian) Weich of Topeka, KS; a brother, George (Debbie) Weich of Waterloo; and a sister, Coleen (Dewain) Poole of Brooksville, FL.

Preceded in death by: his parents, Floyd "Buss" and Mary "Dottie" Weich; stepmother, Joyce Weich; a sister, Marian “Molly” Terry; half-brother, Floyd Weich, Jr.; grandparents, George R. Weich, Irene Darnell Manderbach, Shannon Davis and Marian Kline Davis.

La Porte City Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 319-342-3131.

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  1. CHAD VAN DYKE | Sep 07, 2021
    SO SORRY TO HEAR OF SUCH A GREAT LOSS IN YOUR FAMILY...MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU..SAM WAS ON DUTY AND TOOK ME TO E.R. TWICE...ALWAYS RESPECTED HIM VERY MUCH AND TRUSTED HIS OPINION..THANKS SAM...MISS OUR CHATS...R.I.P.
  2. Marvin and Sue Hrubes | Sep 06, 2021
    Sorry to hear of Sam's passing.  We knew he was very ill, but we also knew he would be strong throughout the challenges. We will miss Sam and his friendly demeanor as he helped keep La Porte City functioning through the public works department.  Our prayers and sympathy to all the family members.  
  3. Bre Larson | Sep 01, 2021
    we will miss Sam. Prayers To you all
  4. Mike McElmeel | Sep 01, 2021
    I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Sam for many years at NBA. One of the nicest guys and a good AEMT. His loss diminishes us all. Blue Skies

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