Sam T. Goudy
April 29, 1990 - June 19, 2009
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Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Tuesday 6/23, 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rogersville Cemetery
Rogersville, WI
Wednesday 6/24, 11:00 am
Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Tuesday 6/23, 7:30 pm

Sam was called to his Lord's waiting arms on Friday, June 19, 2009. Sam was a passenger in a car which was part of a motor vehicle accident. Sam was born in Appleton on April 29, 1990, son of Tom and Terri (Mathison) Goudy and was a 2007 graduate of Starr Academy. In addition to…

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Kathy Brown left a message on July 8, 2009:
Terri, Tom and Family, I am in shock, reading that Sam has passed. I will forever remember his smile and his zest for life. May the Lord help you find comfort through your many memories of Sam. Moving away from Appleton I have missed seeing your family and send my prayers.
stephanie vrabec left a message on June 30, 2009:
Dear Tom and Terri, I have been out of town and just heard of your terrible loss. I am so very sorry and extend my deepest sympathies to you and your entire family. Please know you are all in my prayers. Please call if we can be of help in any way during this difficult time. Sincerely, Stephanie Vrabec
Tracy Henwood left a message on June 24, 2009:
Dear Terri, Tom and family- Our family was so sad to hear of your loss. I pray that during this difficult time you will find peace and comfort in God's presence in your life and your memories of Sam. Take care. Chris, Tracy, Evan, Alex and Quin Henwood
Gary Miller left a message on June 24, 2009:
Sam lives on in the arms of his Savior and in the testimony of your love for him. Gary (former Evangel Christian Bookstore manager)
Lisa left a message on June 23, 2009:
Although I did not know your son, as a mother I have stood in your shoes, I know your pain and tears in this time of great sadness and anger. GOD,tears and time shall begin to ease the pain. Please know that my heart is with you all, and I pray for your family that HE will wrap his comforting arms around you and hold your precious Angel close to his side as Sam watches over you all. May GOD BLESS and keep each and all in this time of sorrow. Lisa
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Eloise Bradley left a message on June 23, 2009:
It seems as if a part of my heart has gone with Sam. Although I met him only once in 2000 he stayed with me and I hoped somehow I might have remained with him. Now he sails a larger sea than we have yet dreamed. It is for us to know there is NO DEATH so long as love remembers. Sam, little boy of my heart, I will never forget you. With sorrow and fond regards to Tom and Terri.
Kari Schultz Sengstock left a message on June 23, 2009:
Dear Terri and Goudy Family, We are sorry for your loss and will pray for God to help you through this difficult time. Gary and Kari Sengstock Family
Mary Piette left a message on June 23, 2009:
Dear Teri, Please know I am thinking about you as you struggle through the loss of Sam...He has left a mark on your heart forever....Know you are in my prayers often. Lots of Hugs Mary Piette
KathyJo Skrobel left a message on June 23, 2009:
Deeply sorry for you loss. I only met Sam once while he was going out with my neice ALexis. My parents would like to send out their condolences as well, they reside in Arizona. May the angels lead Sam to Paradise...
Jessalyn Culver left a message on June 23, 2009:
I am Jay! Sam and I hung out everyday from The end of April to the end of May. He meant everything to me, i would do anything to bring him back, for him to tell me he loves me every day again! I give my blessings to his family and friends!
Laura Thiel left a message on June 23, 2009:
I have worked with Terry for a few years on and off. I cannot possibly imagine the heart ache that goes along with the death of a son. Please don't ever forget that his love and spirit will always be with you, and he will find happiness in heaven.
Tiffany Spiegel left a message on June 23, 2009:
Sam you were just a great friend, Im going to miss you so much. You'll be remembered and loved by so many. You were always there for me, and a shoulder to cry on. You could always make me smile and laugh no matter what. I'll miss and cant wait to see you one day again <3 Love you R.I.P. Sam Goudy
Randy Zentner left a message on June 23, 2009:
Tom, Terri, and the Goudy family, Sincere condolences on the loss of Sam from this terrible tragedy; know that your colleagues from the Oshkosh North HS Music Dept. are thinking of you at this difficult time. Randy Zentner, Jim Dorschner & Yukiko Grine
Jack & Mary Timmerman left a message on June 22, 2009:
Hello Goudys: We are both deeply saddened by the sudden departure of Sam. The good Lord and time will make this terrible occurence easier to bear. So sorry. Jack and Mary Timmerman
Marge Schirmer left a message on June 22, 2009:
Sam met my daughter,Dayna at the Marsh Restaurant. We invited him for a weekend at a cottage. I remember dad reminding Sam to "be a gentleman". Well he is a sweet,nice kid. Dayna has since moved to SC. We are both so saddened by his passing. He will always have a special place in our hearts.
Kelly, Kent and Kole Stauffacher left a message on June 22, 2009:
Matthew 5:4 says, "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." During this difficult time may you lean on your love for the Lord to guide you and strengthen you. 2 Samuel 22:2, "The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer." May you take refuge in him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Janet & John Kunde left a message on June 22, 2009:
DASH - I read of a reverend who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on his tombstone from the beginning to the end. He noted that first was the date of his birth and he spoke of the following date with tears. But he said what mattered most of all was the dash between those years. For that dash represents all of the time that he spent on earth and now only those who knew him know what that line is worth. For is matters not how much we own the car, the house, the cash. What matters is how we lived and loved and how we spent our dash. So think of this long and hard are there things you'd like to change? For you never know how much time is left (you could be at dash mid-range). If we could just slow down enough to consider what's true and real, and always try to understand the way other people feel. And be less quick to anger, and show appreciation more, and love the people in our lives like we've never loved before. If we treat each other with respect and more often wear a smile. Remembering that this little dash might last just a little while. So when your eulogy is being read, with your life's actions to rehash. Would you be pleased with the things they say, about how you spent your dash? Thinking of you all in this difficult time...Hugs, Janet (Zeinert)
Lynn Fellinger left a message on June 22, 2009:
Dear Terri, Tom and Family, It seems like a lifetime ago we talking about our kids at Charter School and then it seems like just yesterday. I can't imagine your pain and that of your family right now. I pray that God gives all of you the strength to endure, peace to comfort, and shows you the love and friendship of many that you can lean on during this difficult time. Isaiah 66:13 Love and Friendship, Matt, Lynn, Chris, Kyle & Madelyn Fellinger
Deborah Becher left a message on June 21, 2009:
Dear Terri, Tom, and family: Our family was very sad to learn that Sam was a passenger in the vehicle crash. Mitch, Sloan, and many of his Classical Charter School friends have shared remembrances of Sam and are thinking of you and the family. We are praying for you and hope you will find comfort in God's arms. Prayers and sympathy, Deborah Becher and family
Bob & Denise Hoepfner left a message on June 21, 2009:
Tom, Terri and family: We were praying that it was not your son when we heard of the accident... what does one parent say to another at a time like this, there are no words. Please accept our sincere sorrow and may God carry you through this time. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Bette Eyers left a message on June 21, 2009:
Dear Tom & Terri Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May the peace that passes all understanding from the Lord give you comfort. I will always remember the wonderful family I met at moms 80th bithday party. May you gather strengh from them now. With Love, Bette, Gail & Ellie
Jill and Caleb Lamz and Family left a message on June 21, 2009:
We are so sad to hear about Sam. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time and we will all get to see Sam again - in the most perfect place in the world. Until then, he will be waiting with the Lord until we get there. Love - Caleb, Jill, Owen and Asher Lamz
Kari Campshure left a message on June 21, 2009:
Dear Terri and Goudy family, My heart is so sad for you and your beautiful family. I have many fond memories of Sam when he was younger at Classical School and of all the boys actually and your beautiful little girl Christiana. Terri I keep thinking about how much you cared about your family, you were always there for each boy and helped whenever needed. There are not words that can be of enough comfort at this time but I am so sorry for your loss. It is evident to me that many people cared for Sam and that he deeply touched many in his too short life. I know all his teachers remember him and your family fondly. Again I am so sorry for your loss. Kari Campshure
John & Janice Schmitz left a message on June 21, 2009:
Terri, Tom & Family So sorry to hear of your loss. You have our deepest sympathy. Keep happy memories of your son, it will help you get through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Janice & John
Caryl Rautenberg left a message on June 21, 2009:
Samuel is my nephew and I know he was trully a wonderful sweet kid and I will miss him dearly! R.I.P. my sweet Sam and always know you are loved by all of our family and friends! I will always have you in my heart and my prayers and you have a wonderful Mom and Dad and siblings who will always have you in their hearts also!
Becky and Chris Bellis left a message on June 21, 2009:
My heart goes out to Terri, Tom and the whole family. I am so saddened to hear of this, and want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I can not believe this, and cannot imagine what you are going through. Love and miss all of you.
Terryl and Linda Wolfrath left a message on June 21, 2009:
Tom and Terri Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during these difficult days. You are dear to us, and we want you to know that you are not alone at this time.
Jane Cops left a message on June 21, 2009:
Dear Tom & Terri, We were very shocked to hear of the sudden loss of your son, Sam. You and your family are in our prayers at this difficult time.
Rebecca Finch left a message on June 20, 2009:
Sam, I first met you when I was dating Steven Bouwer. I always thought you were the cutest and the sweetest boy I've ever met. Anytime I needed a friend, you always offered a helping hand. Over the years, we didn't hang out that much, but every time I'd run into you, you would get this big smile on your face and in the funniest voices you would greet me. I will definitely miss that. You had a very big heart. You were an amazing brother to Phil, Andy, and your little sister. I'll keep an eye on Phil, as I have grown very fond of him over this last year at school. Sam, all the memories I have of you will be cherished. I don't look at you as being gone... you just went away for a little while. When I see you again someday, I know you will look at me with a big smile and greet me with a very funny accent. Until then, I love you. Talk to you later, Sam.
Beth and Fred Evert left a message on June 20, 2009:
Dear Terri and Tom, and family, We were so very saddened to read of your son's tragic and sudden death in this morning's WSJ. We are and will continue to hold you close in our thoughts and prayers. Our hearts go out to you as parents, because we can only begin to imagine the pain that you must be feeling at the loss of your beloved son. With our love and prayers, Beth and Fred Justin and Jordan
Carol Baumgartner left a message on June 20, 2009:
My heart and prayers are for you and your family at this time. Lean on your faith and love for each other. Carol Baumgartner
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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