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Donald Eugene Sampson, Sr

  • Birth 24 Sep 1934 Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 21 Feb 2002 Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Mineral Ridge, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 6211249

MY HUSBAND DONALD Donald was born Sept. 24, 1934 in Chardon, Ohio. A son of Ralph and Dorothy Loveland Sampson.


Don worked for Peerless Electric for 13 years and then for 28 years for General Motors retiring 1994. He was a 1953 graduate of Windham High School where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Basketball and Football in 1998. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Niles. He enjoyed hunting, traveling, and family gatherings. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

Don is survived by his Mother Dorothy Mattson; ( His mom is now with him)... she died peacefully at the age of 94,Feb. 26,07 his wife Loretta Ann Luknis Sampson whom he married July 20, 1957; ( my husband and I were married 44 yrs, two sons Donald E., Jr. and his wife Barbara and Jeffrey D. and his wife Tammy; two half sisters Gayle Mattson and Linda Pennington;Also a half brother, Boris Harold Sampson is also deceased.... four grandchildren Matthew Sampson and Amber Sampson and William Alexander Heath Sampson and Abigail Sampson..... We now have 2 great grandson Oh!!! how My husband would of enjoy them.......... His Father precedes him in death........
.................... My husband died of a blood clot in his right leg that travel to his heart at his home, while he attempted to take his dog( Tasha) for a walk...................( Our dog Tasha is with him now.) Oct.7th 2006................ Tasha is in Find-a grave now too. Tasha Sampson



I thank everyone that leaves a token for my dear husband. God Bless you,............... Loretta.


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Donald Eugene Sampson SR.
EM3 U.S. Navy
Korea
September 24,1934
February 21,2002