Sam Bacon, 56, of Postville, Iowa died Friday, March 28, 2014. Sam was born May 18, 1957 to Bud and Bev (Nelson) Bacon in Postville, Iowa. He graduated from Postville High School in 1975 and attended college at NIACC in Mason City and Upper Iowa University in Fayette.
Sam was united in marriage to Sandy (Oelberg) on May 16, 1981 at Community Presbyterian Church, Postville, Iowa. His passions included farming, playing and watching sports, visiting his kids in Minneapolis and Chicago, and riding his Gator alongside his dog, Maggie.
Sam is survived by his wife, Sandy; his two children, Brett (Luis Carmona) Bacon of Minneapolis and Brittany Bacon of Chicago; his mother, Bev Bacon of Postville; his mother-in-law, Vernalene Oelberg of Waukon and three siblings, Dwight (Lisa) Bacon of Decorah, Jenny (John) Harvill of Round Rock, Texas and Jerry (Sandy) Bacon of Pella.
Sam was preceded in death by his father, Bud Bacon and his father-in-law, Harva Oelberg.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 3-8 pm at the St. Paul Lutheran Church Hall, Postville, Iowa and one hour before services at the church on Friday.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, April 4, 2014 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville, Iowa with Rev. Gary Catterson as the Officiant.
Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Postville, Iowa is helping the family with the arrangements.
Condolences may be left with www.graufuneralhomes.com