Sammy W. ‘Sam’ Grooms

Sammy W. ‘Sam’ Grooms, formally of Sullivan, was born to eternal life Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, at age 74.

He was the loving husband of the late Mildred "Millie"; cherished dad of Marcia Lunzmann, Glen (Nancy), Patricia (John) Pope and Gregory (Kelly); loving grandpa of Russell, Ryan (Clorice), Brad (Melissa), Sam (Sarah), Carmen, Carrie (Al), Justin (Kristin), Jason and Jacob (Nicole); great-grandpa of Jacob, Layla, Albert, Jack, Jenna and Makaela; and dear brother of Paul (Susie) Grooms and Linda (Wayne) Baxter. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service Friday, Oct. 17, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.