Samuel Workman Dies At Age 81

Samuel B. Workman, 81, of Astoria, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 1990 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

He was born Sept. 20, 1909, near Astoria, a son of John D. and Catherine E. Burkholder Workman. He married Ruby Hulvey on March 8, 1927, in Keokuk, Iowa. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Marjorie) Wilson and Mrs. LaVerne Howe, both of Astoria; three sons, Jim S. of Bradenton, Fla., Virgil L. of Nisswa, Minn. and Max L. of Astoria; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Winston of Browning.

He was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

He was a retired farmer. He was a salesman for Stewart Feed Co. and Bader Motor Co. in Astoria. He was a member of Astoria Church of Christ.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Collis Trone officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Astoria Rescue Squad or his church.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/10/1990