Sam served his country in the Army and was a member of St. Patrick–St. Anthony Catholic Church. He retired from Ryder (Duthler Ford) Trucking in 2002. Sam enjoyed hunting, fishing, tinkering in his garage, working in his garden, building bird houses, as well as feeding and watching the birds.
He is lovingly remembered by his son, Mike Coyle of Grand Haven; and his sister, Anne Parchert of West Olive. He was preceded in death by his sister, Esther Ricksgers; and brother, Edward Coyle.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at St. Patrick–St. Anthony Catholic Church with the Rev. Charles Schwartz as celebrant. Military honors will be provided by the Sgt. Alvin Jonker VFW Post 2326. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the Mass at church. Memorial contributions to St. Patrick–St. Anthony Catholic Church are appreciated. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at www.sytsemafh.com. Services entrusted to The VanZantwick Chapel of Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 620 Washington Ave., Grand Haven, MI 49417.