HARTLE, ARLEN L. “Sam”; of Clarkston; April 20, 2015; at 76 years of age. Loving husband of Shirley for 33 years; dear father of Teri (Dave) Norris, Brant (Theresa) Hartle, Tom (Elaine) Brand and Stephanie Nurme; grandfather of Lauren, Sydney, Evan, Madison, Jessica (Chris), Kyle, Jake, Gabrielle, Savannah, Tristan and Trinity; great grandfather of Ava, Gage and Trey; also survived by three siblings. Preceded in death by two brothers; and step-son, Robert Brand, Jr. Sam was a 1956 graduate of Lake Orion High School and retired from Michigan Bell in 1994 after 37 years of service. Sam’s biggest hobby was having fun with family and friends; top on his list was boating, NASCAR, and Harley’s. He loved the out-of-doors and people. He never met a stranger. Funeral Service Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 10 a.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME-CLARKSTON. Burial follows at Ottawa Park Cemetery, Clarkston. Family will receive friends Friday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to ; . To send a condolence visit www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/ObituariesPublished in Daily Tribune on Apr. 23, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 8 "Julie & I used to run into Sam on a not so frequent..."- Popeye Akers"So sorry for you and your wonderful family. It will leave an..." "I knew Sam as a member of the Flaming Pistons Car Club. He..."- Ron Hall"Sam, Shirley and I go way back to the Waterford Eagles when I..." "What a loss! My memory of Sam will be of a man that was..."- Vicki Morris. Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Arlen Hartle Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Arlen Hartle Add a photo + http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=arlen-l-hartle&pid=174688664&fhid=15038