October 9, 1972 - July 19, 2017
Samuel Wayne Lerch Born 10-9-1972 He tragically passed away Wednesday July 19, 2017 and entered into the loving arms of Jesus. Sam did what he loved best, in making his career as a Journeyman Lineman. He worked for Asphlund Construction and was a proud union brother of The IBEW Local 17. He put his life on the line everyday restoring power to help others. Sam had an everlasting love for his wife and best friend Anne Lerch. Putting Jesus first in their lives was priority in their relationship. He enjoyed doing life with Anne every day. Their love for one another is one of the greatest stories ever. Anne and Sam were High school lovers. They grew more and more in love for each other with each passing day. Nothing could keep them apart. They were crazy in love and everyone who knew them knew it. They were "Sam & Anne". Sam had a great zeal for life. He enjoyed Jiu Jitsu and striving to be the best at all he worked for and accomplished. Winning tournaments was his passion. Sam enjoyed working out at the gym with his wife Anne almost every day. Playing pool with Zachary was his new highlight in his father son relationship. In his heart, he treasured the bond he shared with Zachary. Sam had a genuine love for Jesus, as he grew closer to God so did his knowledge of the word. He was a hardworking man and took pride in providing for his family. He was a Wonderful, Loving husband and an excellent father. His untimely death has shaken us all to the core. He will be greatly and sadly missed. Samuel was preceded in death by his grandparents Wayne and Madeline Lerch. He is survived by his Best friend and loving wife Anne Lerch, his 1st born Son Zacharias Hardison, daughter Hannah Lerch, son Joshua Lerch, and daughter Elizabeth Lerch, brother and bud Aaron Lerch, and sister Erica Lerch, and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Monday July 24th from 2pm-8pm at Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Road, Toledo, Ohio 43614. Church service will be Tuesday, July 25 at Foundation Stone Church at 10am with the service at 11:00 am. The church is located at 11100 Summerfield Rd, Petersburg, Michigan. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens in Waterville, OH. A reception to follow will be held at Foundation Stone Church.
Samuel Wayne Lerch Born 10-9-1972 He tragically passed away Wednesday July 19, 2017 and entered into the loving arms of Jesus. Sam did what he loved best, in making his career as a Journeyman Lineman. He worked for Asphlund Construction and... View Obituary & Service Information
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