Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at New Hope Lutheran Church in Upham for Gloria Jean Sampson, 63, Grafton, who died Thursday, June 4, at the Life Skills and Transition Center in Grafton.
Burial will be in Little Deep Cemetery.
Gloria was born Jan. 29, 1952, in Bottineau, a daughter of Samuel & Myrtle (Johnson) Sampson. She was baptized at Bloomfield Lutheran Church in Upham. Born with Rett Syndrome, she was raised in her parents’ home until 1958, when she went to live at the Grafton State Development Center. She was a resident of San Haven in Dunseith until she returned to Grafton.
She is survived by her mother, Towner; brother, Jim, Seattle, Wash.; sisters, Doris Holen, Upham; Marilyn Sveund, Towner; Melinda Hamel, Fargo; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; nieces, Marcia Holen and Danielle Radke.
Mr. Wally Fretland will officiate.
Honorary bearers will be all of Gloria’s family and friends.
Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home of Towner. Online registry: funeralsbyanderson.com
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