Mr. Saffron (Sam) Stewart passed away at the Golden & District General Hospital on Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at the age of 77 years. A Funeral Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to Golden Minor Hockey and forwarded to the Stewart family.
Sam was born in Mundare, Alberta on April 5, 1933 and had been a resident of Golden for the past 37 years. He was a great sportsman who trapped his own trapline and enjoyed fishing, playing baseball and hockey. Sam was an avid music lover and played the fiddle for many years. He also enjoyed gardening. Sam especially loved to spend time with his family. He was a great teaser who had a wonderful twinkle in his eye.
Sam was predeceased by his parents and nine of his eleven siblings. He is survived by his wife Beva Jo of Golden, daughter Vadis Ann (Stewart) Robinson, son Kenneth Saffron Stewart, daughter-in-law Cheryl Stewart; grandchildren: Kaitlin Robinson, Billy Gatewood & Tara; three great grandchildren and two sisters.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.