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Obituaries for Aug. 13, 2015

Sam Henry Tolth

GALLUP – Funeral services for Sam Henry Tolth, 85, will be held Friday, August 14, at 10 a.m. at Rollie Mortuary in Gallup. Burial will follow at the Rehoboth community cemetery in Rehoboth, N.M.

Sam was born Feb. 8, 1930, into the Tl’ógi (Weaver-Zia Clan), born for Kiyaaáanii (Towering House Clan). His nálí is Hashtl’ishnii (Mud). He died Aug. 9, 2015 in Albuquerque.

Sam graduated from high school, served in the Army and worked for the Railroad Retirement Office in Gallup. He was a friendly and quiet person. He hired a lot of men for railroad employment, making him well known all over the reservation.

Sam is survived by his brothers Donald Tolth, Lewis Tolth and Jones Tolth and grandson Matthew Tolth of Albuquerque.

Pallbearers will be Lewis Tolth, Jones Tolth, Donald Tolth, Paddy Jameson, Andy Delgarito and Matthew Tolth.

Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


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