DORLYN L. SAMS CROWN POINT, IN
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Dorlyn L. Sams, age 82, of Crown Point, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Dorlyn is survived by his wife, Betty, of 64 years; son, Larry (Pam) Sams; two daughters: Linda (Tom) Sams-Vitalone and Lora (Dan) Sullivan; six grandchildren: Kelley (Jason) Pierson, Samantha (Eric) Luchon, Ryan Sullivan, Chad (Mandy) Sams, Dora Sams-Vitalone, and Emily Sams-Vitalone; five great grandchildren: Corbin, Lily, Katelyn, Grant, and Sydney; brother, Dell (Donna) Sams; three sisters: Opal Mitchell, Elsie Whitehead, and Louise (Ted) Wilhoit; and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by parents: Etna and Arzilla Sams; two brothers: Joe and General; and three sisters: Alice, Grace, and Artha. Dorlyn retired from U.S. Steel. He was a member of the Glen Park Masonic Lodge No. 732, South Bend Valley Scottish Rite, the Orak Shrine-Michigan City and the Independent of Order of Foresters. Dorlyn attended Bethel Church in Crown Point. He loved golfing, bowling and especially loved being with his family. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E. 113th Ave./E. South St., Crown Point, IN from 1:00 to 6:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Geisen Funeral- Cremation & Reception Centre in Crown Point, IN. Burial at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville, IN. Memorial donations may be given to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children in memory of Dorlyn. View directions and/or sign guestbook at: www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-663-2500
Published in The Times from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2013