Samuel E. Stanley, 95
March 11, 1919 -- Feb. 14, 2015

Samuel E. Stanley, major USAR retired, “Sam”, 95, of West Bend, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at The Kathy Hospice.

He was born on March 11, 1919, in Livonia, Indiana, to Edward and Alta (nee Gardiner) Stanley. He met Connie in Vienna where he was stationed in the Army and where she was working, and they married on July 16, 1948. After Sam retired from the Army in 1960 he graduated college in 1964. After college, Sam went on to work as a teacher for the Glendale School District for 17 years.

Sam enjoyed golfing and bowling in his free time.

Sam is survived by his wife of 66 years, Connie and his daughter April Stanley. Further survived by nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents and Sister Dorothy (Elton) Pitcock.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Lawrence Gill and the staff at The Kathy Hospice for all the care and kindness they offered the family during this difficult time.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; 262-338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.