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Samuel SchlauchDecember 7, 1934 ~ August 22, 2017 (age 82)
Samuel "Sam" Schlauch, 82, of Ringtown, passed away late Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017.
Sam was born in Nuremberg, on December 7, 1934, a son of the late Mabel (Bankes) and Richard Schlauch.
He attended Nuremberg High School and was a retired mechanic having been employed by the Blaschak Coal Company.
Sam was an avid hunter and a former sportsman race car driver, racing locally at Big Diamond, Grandview Raceway and Anthracite Raceway.
He was preceded in death by a son, Samuel, Jr. 1957; and by brothers Richard, and Alvin, along with a grandson Justin.
He is survived by his wife, Edna (Coates) Schlauch and would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary in November of this year.
Sam is also survived by his children, Debra Schlauch, of Ringtown; Wendy, wife of Jim Greising, of Ringtown; and Lauri Ann Schlauch, and her wife, Dawn of Seattle; Rick Schlauch, and his wife Gloria, of Ringtown and James "Wally" Schlauch, of Ringtown.
He is also survived by two sisters and a brother, Ruth Hauck, of Nuremberg, Nancy Broyles, of Tennessee and Donald Schlauch, of Mountain Grove. 17 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandson along with nieces and nephews, survive.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, at 11 AM on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017.
Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6-8 PM and again on Tuesday morning from 10-11 AM prior to the service.
Sam will be laid to rest at the Nuremberg Cemetery following the service.