Samuel M. Griffiths, 75 of Angola, Indiana passed away Saturday October 15, 2011 at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Samuel was born January 1, 1936 to Byron R. and Lois H. (Moll) Griffiths in Hammond, Indiana. He married Emma Black on April 8, 1961. He graduated from Metz High School and attended Tri-State University for one year. Samuel was in the US Army National Guards for 8 years. He was a Supervisor for Moore Business Forms in Angola for 34 years before retiring. He also farmed his own farm. Samuel was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church in Angola, Indiana for 55 years. He served on the Calvary Lutheran Church board and council for many years. He also attended the Peace Lutheran Church in Fremont, Indiana; was on the Steuben County 4-H Board for 8 years and was very active with 4-H. Samuel is survived by his wife Emma Black Griffiths of Angola, Indiana; 1 Son Joe (Jeana) Griffiths of Angola, Indiana; 1 daughter Christine Harwood of Mesa, AZ; 2 Brothers Russell (LouAnn) Griffiths of Fort Wayne, Indiana, William (Vera) Griffiths of Fort Wayne, Indiana; 2 Sisters Carol (Richard) Pettyjohn of Phoenix, Az, Barbara (Larry) Erickson of Montgomery, TX and 4 grandchildren, Lyle Griffiths of Angola, Indiana; Andrew Nichols of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Amber Moore of Tucson, AZ and Brooke Harwood of Mesa, AZ. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services will be at 11:00 AM Friday October 21, 2011 at the Peace Lutheran Church in Fremont Indiana with Pastor Wayne Berkesch officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service at the church on Friday.. There will also be visitation from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM Thursday October 20, 2011 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana. Burial will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana. Memorials are to the Peace Lutheran Church, 355 E. State Road 120, Fremont, Indiana 46737 and Steuben County Cancer Association, PO Box 28, Angola, Indiana 46703.
Peace Lutheran Church, 355 E. State Road 120, Fremont, IN 46737 and Steuben County Cancer Association, PO Box 28, Angola, IN 46703
2:00PM to 4:00PM on Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)
6:00PM to 8:00PM on Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)
10:00AM to 11:00AM on Friday, October 21st, 2011 at Peace Lutheran Church (map/driving directions)
In-state at 7:00PM, Service at 11:00AM at Peace Lutheran Church on Friday, October 21st, 2011 (map/driving directions)
Circle Hill Cemetery
Circle Hill Dr.
Angola, IN 46703 (map/driving directions)