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Margaret L. Samson - 97

4/28/1922 - 10/14/2019

Clinton, Iowa

Margaret L. Samson, age 97 of Clinton, passed away Monday Oct. 14, 2019 at Mercy One Medical Center, Clinton.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday Oct. 21st at Zion Lutheran Church.  Visitation will be held Monday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church.  Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be held at Springdale Cemetery.  Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church and to a local or world hunger program. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com

 

     Margaret was born on April 28, 1922 in Jackson County, Iowa, the daughter of Roy and Anna (Matzen) Lewis.  She graduated from Preston High School in 1939 and the Jane Lamb School of Nursing in 1943.  She married James Samson in 1944 in Bryan, TX; he died in 1993.  She was a Registered Nurse at Mercy Medical Center in the Operating Room for over 25 years.  Margaret was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Martha Circle.  She attended the YWCA 5-6 days each week.  She enjoyed walking and knitting.

 

     Margaret is survived by her four children, Michael Samson of Clinton, Paul (Anna) Samson of Bull Head City, AZ, Susan (David) Cunningham of Central City, IA, and Richard (Deborah Meeker) Samson of Goose Lake, IA; 19 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 12 great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James, her sister, Lucile, and her brother, Henry.

Visitation will be held Monday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday Oct. 21st at Zion Lutheran Church. Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be held at Springdale Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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