Samuel Beecher Bumbalough

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Samuel Beecher Bumbalough, 80 of Lafayettte, IN formerly of Francesville, IN passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at IU Health West Hospital in Avon, IN.  Sam was born on January 18, 1942 in Rensselaer, IN to the late Herman D. and Ruby P. Robinson Bumbalough.  On October 27, 1963 Sam married Bonnie Moncel in Francesville, IN. Bonnie survives.

Sam graduated from Francesville High School in 1960. He attended Fort Wayne Business College. Sam worked for many years at People State Bank in Francesville.

Sam enjoyed golfing and riding motorcycles. He especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He always enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. Sam will be sadly missed by his family and friends.


He is survived by:

Bonnie Moncel Bumbalough, Lafayette, IN Wife

Samuel Todd Bumbalough, Fishers, IN Son

Holly Lynn (Don) Benesh, Francesville, IN Daughter

Marc Allyn (Stephanie) Bumbalough, Brookston, IN Son

Samuel Aaron Bumbalough Grandson

Joshua Reed Bumbalough Grandson

Dalton Samuel Powell Grandson

Shelby Lynn Powell Granddaughter

Sara Dawn Bumbalough Granddaughter

Weston Allyn Bumbalough Grandson

Cady Aryn Bumbalough Granddaughter

Darlene (Rich) Tanner, Francesville, IN Sister

Charles R.”Chuck” Yeoman, Francesville, IN Brother-in-law

Jerry Joe Moncel, Francesville, IN Brother-in-law

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Kitty Kay Bumbalough Infant Daughter

Herman D. Bumbalough Father

Ruby Bumbalough Walters Mother

Charles Walters Step-Father

Peggy Ann “Peg” Yeoman Sister


A Celebration of Life will be held by the family from 12 Noon to 4 PM EDT at the Francesville Fire Station on Sunday, July 31, 2022 with Jeremy Glasford officiating.

Private Entombment will take place at Roseland Cemetery in Francesville, IN at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.

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Local arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN.