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Beverly Lynn Samson

June 30, 1952 - January 26, 2014-


Beverly SamsonBeverly Lynn Samson was born June 30, 1952 in Portland, Oregon to Harold and Alice Bowman. She was the youngest of one sister Jeanette, and two brothers, Robert and Phillip. Bev spent her early childhood years in Portland and St. Helens before moving to Central Oregon. She graduated from Madras High School in 1970 and continued her education at Central Oregon Community College.

Bev met her future husband, David Samson, while a junior in high school. They were Married August 7th, 1971. The couple settled in Culver, where they raised 5 daughters. Bev worked as a teacher's assistant for the Madras School District, the Madras extension office, then later for the family business, Allen Electric, as the office manager for more than 15 years.

Bev enjoyed going to the beach, crocheting, spending time outdoors, her beagle, Desi, and most importantly spending time with all of her family, which was the most important thing in her life.

On January 26th Bev passed away peacefully with her husband by her side at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, David Samson of Culver, her daughters, Kristin Leisek of Redmond, Shauna Hastings of Independence, Michelle Samson of Culver, Ashley Gallant of Madras, Nicole Samson of Madras and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson Tyson James Gallant.

Memorial Services were held February 1st at The United Methodist Church in Madras. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wendy's Wish in care of St. Charles Medical Center in the name of Beverly Samson.