“There’s been some highs and lows, and 99 percent of those are lows and those lows have been very deep.”.

"Jason said this isn't about us," said Tim Urness, Sam's uncle and godfather.

A visitation will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church in Prior Lake.

He was a caring boy with a big heart.”. To activate your Premium online account, the email address and phone number provided with your paid newspaper subscription needs to match the information you use in setting up your online user account. Rumors of a fire sale were greatly exaggerated.

Alcohol is not thought to have been a factor in the crash, which is being investigated by the Minnesota State Patrol and the Scott County Sheriff's Office. “(It was a) perfect day for skiing, we thought,” Sue Urness said.

After news of the crash spread on Sunday, the ski team gathered at the high school to make t-shirts and signs in support. The tragic incident happened on Friday morning. The visitation begins at 2 p.m. and the funeral begins at 4:30 p.m.

'It's not going to be the same without him': Friends, family mourn loss of Prior Lake High School student, This website uses cookies to improve your experience. The incident happened in Andover Saturday afternoon. The Foltz's also said the compassion and care shown to the family during this dark time by the doctors, nurses and medical staff at HCMC, along with advocates at Life Source, made the difficult more bearable. Sam was an organ donor and this fund will honor the legacy of his giving heart. This All-Access Subscription provides access to all areas of the swnewsmedia.com including all content from all 6 newspapers: Looking for a Print Subscription with Digital Access?

Witnesses told police that a black Jeep Cherokee, driven by a 42-year-old woman from Faribault, didn't stop as it approached the intersection heading north on Natchez Avenue. Because of Samuel, a 7-year-old boy will receive a heart, a 16-year-old boy and 22-year-old woman will receive kidneys, and a 45-year-old man will receive a liver, according to the family.


The driver of the Taurus, Jeep and Nissan were all taken to hospital for treatment on various injuries. "His heart is going to a 7-year-old boy," Tim Urness said. “He was a very, very active young boy,” uncle Tim Urness said.

On Wednesday, relatives gathered in the Foltz's home in Prior Lake - only hours after a flag raising ceremony was held outside Hennepin County Medical Center to recognize how Sam's sacrifice could improve the lives of others. He was an honors student who skied, played lacrosse and played the drums.

There was a problem saving your notification. The Taurus was being driven by 48-year-old Jason Foltz. "They went across four lanes, a median, ended up on a bridge deck. KSAX-TV FCC Public Inspection File Sorry, no promotional deals were found matching that code. This fund is a memorial in his name.

He always had a smile on his face, and he always had a positive attitude.”.

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I feel like that meet, while we may have not performed perfect or how we would have liked to ... definitely brought us closer together as a team.”. His father Jason sat in …

The absence of Samuel was felt at that meet and will continue to be felt on the team, Prior Lake High School student Lily Benko said. OK, $48.00 Prior Lake High School student Samuel Foltz died after a car crash in Credit River Township on Feb. 3. “We hold onto that with all our strength that we are doing this so that another family should never have to go through what this family is.”. He made an impact on every member of …

After her brief stint in the Wild West, she attended the University of Missouri - Columbia, where she graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelors in Journalism. A Prior Lake family has turned their teenage son's abrupt death into an opportunity to do something special for others.

A visitation will be held this Sunday at Shepherd Lake Lutheran Church in Prior Lake.

“It’s been a very tough week,” Tim Urness said.

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