Sammy G. Ferdinandtsen, 78, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 29, 2014. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Sammy was born on June 9, 1935 in Austin, Texas. He was self-employed for 35 years and was the Pastor of Faith Chapel in Estes Park, Colorado. Sammy was a longtime member of Faith Assembly of God in Buda, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin H. Keller and Alice Jeanette Cain Keller.
Sammy will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 49 years, Darlene Ferdinandtsen; daughters, GayLynn Loupe and husband, Chris and Kathy Walsh and husband, Dan; son, Sammy Fransen and wife, Jana; brothers, Richard Ferdinandtsen and wife, Joy and Kenneth Keller and wife, Paula; sister, Margaret Ferdinandtsen Peterson and husband, Buddy; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives; and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Faith Assembly of God Church, 1030 Main St., Buda, Texas with Rev. Henry McCullough and Rev. Gary Carlson officiating. Interment will follow the Services at Live Oak Cemetery in Manchaca, Texas.
Honoring Sammy as pallbearers will be Brandon Leeds, Brad Fransen, Clay Fransen, Richard K. Ferdinandtsen, Tim McKewen, and Carroll Draper.
For those desiring, contributions may be made in Sammy's memory to Faith Assembly of God Church.
Condolences may be online by visiting www.cookwaldenforestoaks.com.
Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home, 6300 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin, Texas 78749, (512) 892-1172.