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Walter H. Sampson 1871-1934


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/6/2011 at 23:33:03

Walter Sampson, Former Resident Dies at Chicago

Walter H. Sampson, 62, a former resident of Estherville, died Thursday at midnight, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bert Lucas in East Chicago following an illness from septic poisoning coming from a scratch on his wrist. Mr. Sampson was well known here where he had lived for nearly 20 years. He was of French-Canadian ancestry and was born near Quebec. His youth was spent at Independence, Iowa. For the past six or seven years he has made his home with his children in the Chicago community.

Surviving his passing are two son Harold and Marion of Hammond, Ind., and four daughters, Mrs. Bert Lucas of East Chicago, Mrs. Harry Brewer, of Whiting, Ind., Mrs. Harold Brewer of Rockwell City and Mrs. Dick Robinson of Hammond, Ind.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at one o’clock from the Mahlum and Anderson funeral chapel. Interment was made in Oak Hill cemetery. Rev. A. B. Bailey of the Presbyterian church was in charge. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, February 6, 1934)

W. H. Sampson Buried Today
Former Resident of Estherville

Funeral Services for Walter H. Sampson, 62, who died at the home of his daughter in Hammond, Ind., were held at 1 p.m. today in the Mahlum and Anderson funeral chapel. The Rev. Arthur G. Bailey was in charge of the services. Burial was in the Oak Hill cemetery.

Mr. Sampson, a former Estherville resident, died of gangrene poisoning following the infection of a scratch on his arm. He is the father of Mrs. Thomas Blom of Estherville. He is survived by two sons, five daughters and two sisters. Mrs. Sampson died eight years ago. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, February 5, 1934)


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