Samuel Saul Kauffman

May 26, 1977March 11, 2018

Samuel Saul Kauffman, age 40, of Wooster, passed into eternity on Sunday, March 11, 2018 with his mother by his side.

Sam was born on May 26, 1977 in Millersburg, Ohio. After graduating college, he worked as a Nurse’s Aide for Apple Creek Institution and then as the House Manager at Midwest Health Services for Adult Males. Sam loved Nascar and #48 was his favorite. He loved caring for and taking care of others. He also enjoyed going to the gym with his best friend Deb.

Sam is survived by his mother and step-father, Frances “Fern” and Donny Johnson, brother, Chester “Chet” (Tabi) Kauffman, sister, Roselyn “Rosie” Kauffman, grandmother, Willa (Burton) McNutt, five half-siblings: Greg Kauffman, Jr., Katie and Sarah Kauffman, and Rebecca and Rachael Beckholt; step-sister, Ericka (Seth) Siedel, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews, best friends, Deb Andrade and Scott Hollett, and two fur babies, Annie and Tucker.

Sam is preceded in death by five grandparents: Glenn and Patsy (Martin) Kauffman, Francis and Jean (Rood) Johnson, and Francis McNutt; and his brother Lester Kauffman.

Per the family’s wishes, a cremation will take place. Calling hours will be at Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 10-11 a.m. with a memorial service starting at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dann Eggan officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Sam’s name to Community Hospice at 716 Commercial Ave., New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or to Fresno United Methodist Church C/O Martha’s Cupboard, 54233 TR 172, Fresno, OH 43824.

An online memorial can be viewed at


27 March

Calling Hours

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home


27 March

Memorial Service

11:00 am

Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home



Samuel Saul Kauffman

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