Emily Ann Saam 17, of Wapakoneta died at 12:50 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident at State Route 501 and Linzee Road.
She was born in Lima on June 3, 1996, to Kelly and Alex E. Saam Jr. and Jennifer E.(Rhodes) and John Ickes, both of Wapakoneta who survive.
Survivors also include a brother and four sisters, Alexandria Adams, Harlie Ickes, and Madison, Drew and Lindsey Saam; grandparents Vera Potter, of Lima, Joann and Richard Rhodes of Alger, Kim and Chuck Quick, of Wapakoneta, Mary Ann and Alex Saam Sr., of Cridersville, and Connie and Neal Brincefield of Wapakoneta, and numerous aunt, uncles, and cousins.
Emily had just finished her sophomore year at Wapakoneta Senior High and was planning on attending Apollo Career Center this fall to pursue a medical career towards being a marine biologist. She was also going into her 12th year of dancing of which she especially loved tap dancing. She really enjoyed reading, horses and sharks. She was also employed at Bob Evans here in Wapakoneta where she worked as a greeter. She will always be remembered as being a big sister to her brothers and sisters whom she loved unconditionally.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, with the Rev. Steven Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the WHS Flag Corps in which she was member of.
Condolences may be expressed atschlosserfuneralhome.com.
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