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Samuel Yemane

November 16, 1961 — December 17, 2021

Captain Samuel Yemane ”Kuri” died unexpectedly on December 17, 2021 at the age of 60 at his residence while sleeping.

Kuri is survived by his daughter Leele Samuel, three brothers and four sisters.  He is predeceased by his beloved mother Asegedetch Asfaw (Gadidi) father Yemane Desta (Emma) and his older brother Iyob Yemane (Bini).

The 81st entry Captain Samuel “Kuri” was born on November 15, 1961 to Assegedech Asfaw and Yemane Desta.  He followed his father foot step and joined Ethiopian Airforce right out of high school and attended his flying school and graduated with the heights star the school can be given from the former USSR.  He served his country as a fighter pilot for Ethiopian Air Force on 8 and Mi-17 helicopter.  Once Sam moved to The States, he worked at Mission Plastic North as a supervisor, Grandview MO for the past twenty years.

Sam was devoted father, son, and brother.  Kuri was generous to a fault and will be there for his loved one at any cost.  Kuri was very private and enjoy his own company a lot.

He was neat and love dressing up.  Kuri was passionate about football and adored his team, the Kansas City Chiefs.  Kuri did not appreciate conflicts and could not tolerate physical pain for himself.

A funeral service is scheduled for 1:00 pm on December 23, 2021, Longview Funeral Home & Cemetery 12700 SE Raytown Rd, Kansas City, MO 64149.  Flowers and condolence 816-761-6272.

ሻምበል ሳሙኤል የማነ "ኩሪ" በ60 አመቱ ታህሳስ 17 ቀን 2021 በእንቅልፍ ላይ እያለ በመኖሪያ ቤቱ በድንገት አርፏል።

ኩሪ አንድ ሴት ልጅ (ልዕለ ሳሙኤል)፣ አራት ወንድሞች እና አራት እህቶች ያሉት ሲሆን፣ ቀደም ሲል ከዚህ ዓለም በሞት የተለዩትን እጅግ የሚወዷቸውን እናታቸውን አሰገደች አስፋውን (ጋዲዲ)፣ አባታቸውን የማነ ደስታን (ኤማ) እና ታላቅ ወንድማቸውን ኢዮብ የማነ (ቢኒ)ን ተከትለው አርፈዋል።

የ 1981 ቅጥሩ ሻምበል ሳሙኤል “ኩሪ” ከአባታቸው ከ አቶ የማነ ደስታ እና ከእናታቸው ከወይዘሮ አሰገደች አስፋው ህዳር 15 ቀን 1961 በአዲስ አበባ ተወለዱ። የአባታቸውን ፈለግ በመከተልም የሁለተኛ ደረጃ ትምህርታቸውን እንዳጠናቀቁ የኢትዮጵያ አየር ሀይልን በመቀላቀል የበረራ ትምህርታቸውን በቀድሞዋ ሶቬት ህብረት (ዩ.ኤስ.ኤስ.አር) የተከታተሉ ሲሆን ትምህርታቸውን በከፍተኛ ውጤት በማጠናቀቅ ተመርቀዋል። በ ኤም.አይ. 8 እና 17 ሄሊኮፕተር ካፒቴንነት የኢትዮጵያ አየር ሀይል አብራሪ በመሆን አገራቸውን አገልግለዋል። ሳም ወደ አሜሪካ ከመጣ በኋላ በሱፐርቫይዘር ደረጃ በ ሚሽን ፕላስቲክ ኖርዝ በግራንድቪው ሚዙሪ ህይወታቸው እስካለፈበት ቀን ድረስ ላለፉት ሃያ አመታት ሰርተዋል።

ሳም ታማኝ አባት፣ ልጅ እና ወንድም ነበር። ኩሪ እጅግ ለጋስ እና በማንኛውም ሁኔታ ለሚወዷቸው እጅግ ቅርብ ነበሩ፡፡ ኩሪ በጣም ግላዊ እና ከራሱና ከአምላኩ ጋር የታረቀ ነበር፡፡

ሳም ጽዱ እና ዘናጭ ነበር። ለእግር ኳስ የተለየ ፍቅር የነበረው ሲሆን ቡድኑን የካንሳስ ከተማ አለቆችን ይወዳል። ኩሪ ግጭት የማይመቸው ሲሆን በደልን ፈጽሞ አይታገስም፡፡

የቀብር ሥነ ሥርዓቱ ታኅሣሥ 23፣ 2021 ሎንግቪው የቀብር ቤት እና መቃብር ስፍራ 12700 SE Raytown Rd፣ Kansas City, MO 64149 ከቀኑ 1፡00 ሰዓት ተይዟል። አበቦች እና ማጽናኛ 816-761-6272።

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