Services for Arleen Sampson, 75, of Bristol will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Groton Community Center. The Rev. Charles Bunk will officiate.
Arleen passed away April 22, 2013, at her residence in Bristol.
Arleen Jane was born on March 22, 1938, in Roberts County to Sylvester and Agnes (Collins) Reed. She attended school in Browns Valley, Minn.
On March 13, 1959, she was united in marriage to Richard Sampson and they made their home in Minnesota. In the fall of 1971, they moved to Pierpont and Arleen worked at Dacotah Factory. She later moved to Aberdeen and worked for the sheriff’s department and Cardinal Tool.
Arleen enjoyed watching old western movies and putting puzzles together. She was an avid Minnesota Twins fan and rarely missed a game on TV. She enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren and her dog, Jackson.
Celebrating her life are her four daughters: Becky (Don) Grey of Aberdeen, Debbie Simpson (John Wurtz) of Aberdeen, Wendy (Brian) Kiers of Bristol, Penny Sampson (Shane Blumhardt) of Bath; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Arleen is also survived by her three brothers: Norman Reed, Elwood Reed and Neil Reed, all of Rockford, Ill.; her sister, Marlene (Dennis) Mullendore of Durrand, Ill.; and lifelong friend, JoAnn Wilson of Baxter, Minn.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her granddaughter, Sarah; five brothers; and Richard Sampson.
Honorary casketbearers will be all of Arleen’s grandchildren.