Funeral services for Dean D. Sams, 88, of Gladbrook, were held on Monday, March 24, 2014, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook, Iowa, with Reverend Robert Doner officiating. June Bessman and Peggy Rinderknecht provided special music. Guests were present from Peace United Church of Christ. Don R. Sams, Dennis Sams, Chuck Sams, Paul Sams, Keith Smith and Lynn Rinderknecht served as pallbearers. Dean was laid to rest in Badger Hill Cemetery in Gladbrook. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home was entrusted with caring for Dean and his family.