Jack R. Sams, 57, Fargo, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Innovis Hospital, Fargo surrounded by his family.
Jack was born to Jay and Shirley (Mitchell) Sams on April 24, 1952. He grew up and attended school in Glyndon, Minnesota. After graduating from High School he began work with the Burlington Northern Railroad. Jack then served in the Army for two years before returning to work for Burlington Northern which became Burlington Northern Santa Fe. He retired a little over three years ago.
Jack loved fishing, working in the yard, spending time with his family, and traveling. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Vanessa, Fargo; his daughters, Kristi Maki and Erika Yarber both of Arizona; his parents, Jay and Shirley Sams, Glyndon, Minnesota, his sister, Marilynn (Rick) Wachter, Maple Grove, Minnesota, and his grandchildren, Ryan and Kaylee Maki, Nicholas Sams, Ashton and Dawson Yarber and many nieces and nephews. Jack was preceded in death by one brother, Rolly Sams.
The funeral for Jack will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in First Lutheran Church, Fargo. There will be a visitation in the church from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Monday.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home
Online guestbook at: www.boulgerfuneralhome.com