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“Dear Sammy, although it has been years since we last spoke. I was heartbroken as well as the rest of The Preston Family when we recievied the news of...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Preston-Montague - IN

“Sam, You gave us hope, shelter, and caring friendship and you will always hold a special place in our hearts. We will truly miss your smile and our...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Joseph & Bonita Barroso - Lebanon, IN

“Thanks for all your help over the past few years.It was my honor and privilege to call you friend.Things will not be the same without you..I wish we...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: DAVID Phillips - Indianapolis, IN

“Sam. It's been years since seeing you but I still have memories of the friendship we shared at New Pal as well as Burge terrace. You were one of...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jim Borgmann - Pendleton, IN

“Sam...I was very sad to hear the news of your passing. I have so many great memories of the fun we had at NPHS and Burge Terrace......You were...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Gregg Couch - San Martin, CA

“My deepest sympathies are with you and your family at this time of loss and grieving. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Rhonda Maxwell - Colfax, IA

“You are thought of often and will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to your family. Chris Haley ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Chris Haley - Pai, IN - Friend

“Our condolences to the McLahlan family. We think of you all often and even more now that you are facing yet another loss. You are a strong family...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: B. J. Matthews-Brown - IN

“Sammy,I was so sorry to hear of your passing. You and I knew each other for twenty eightyears and in all of that time I know one thing whatever you...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Dorn - Indianapolis, IN

“Sammy. Shannon and i loved you do much. You will always be one of the most caring and compassionate person we have ever met. A man that would do...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Amy Schlatter - Lebanon, IN


“May you Rest In Peace Sam. You were always kind to me and my family. Very kindhearted and caring! You will be missed. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Brenda Jones - Friend

Samuel Andrew McLahlan of Lebanon, In. died Wednesday, December 28, 2016. He was 55 years old. Sam was born in Indianapolis on September 15, 1961 to Thomas and Peggy (Von Spreckelsen) McLahlan. Sam was a kind hearted, and hardworking man who made his living in heating and cooling as an HVAC technician. He was a 1979 Graduate of New Palestine High School, and attended Pensacola Christian College. Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Peggy McLahlan. He is survived by his son, Max; one brother, Michael McLahlan and his wife Gail; and one sister, Anne McCafferty, her husband Craig, and their children, Ben, Tommy, and Maeve. Also surviving Sam is his ex-wife, and friend Katherine McLahlan. Visitation for Sam is Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Hendryx Mortuary, New Palestine Chapel, 19 E. Main St. New Palestine, In. 46163. Funeral Services are Wednesday, January 4 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with one additional hour of visitation, from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow immediately at New Palestine Cemetery. Hendryx Mortuary is honored to serve the McLahlan family. On line condolences may be made at