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Samuel Medina, Sr.

May 11, 1976 ~ May 21, 2021 (age 45)


Samuel Medina, Sr. 45, of Hamler passed away peacefully on May 21, 2021 at The OSU Richard Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus.  He was born May 11, 1976 to Juan Medina, Jr. and Irma (Quintero) Medina in Defiance.  Sam graduated from Holgate High School in 1995.  He worked at Campbell’s Soup Company, attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church and served on the Holgate Volunteer Fire Department as a fireman and first responder.  He enjoyed watching the Cubs, Bulls and Da Bears!  He coached Little League Baseball for a number of years and was known for his love of music. 

Sam is survived by his children: Samuel Medina, Jr. and Austin Medina, Holgate, his mother, Irma, Hamler and his brother John (Tamara) Medina, III and family of Danville, IL.  Preceding Sam in death were his dad, niece, aunt and uncles.

Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Monday from 4-7:00 pm and 1 hour before the church service.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Holgate on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 11:00 am with Father Cunningham officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Sam’s memory to help the family with funeral expenses and for the boy’s future.  Please visit to leave online condolences.

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May 24, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zachrich Funeral Home and Cremation Services
114 William Street
Holgate, OH 43527

Funeral Mass
May 25, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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