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Imogene Samuelson, 83, of Wakefield NE


Imogene Samuelson, 83, of Wakefield, Nebraska died on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield. Funeral services for Imogene will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wakefield; Pastor William Bertrand will be officiating. The visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield. Burial will follow lunch in the Bancroft Cemetery in Bancroft, Nebraska. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home of Wakefield is in charge of the arrangements.

Imogene Mary Burhoop was born on July 2, 1932 in Pender, NE, the daughter of Walter and Nelda (Korth) Burhoop. She was baptized on August 14, 1932 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wakefield and later confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft, NE. She attended country schools west of Thurston, NE, south of Emerson, NE and North of Bancroft, NE before graduating from Bancroft High School in 1949. She lived north of Bancroft until she married Arvid “Sonny” Samuelson, Jr. on January 4, 1952 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft. To this union three sons were born; Douglas, Brian, and Galen.

Imogene taught Sunday School at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bancroft, Vacation Bible School at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church near Wakefield, and Week Day class for many years at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wakefield, where she was an active member of the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed crocheting and decorating cakes for her family. Most of all she enjoyed her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son Galen (Amy) Samuelson of Wakefield, NE, five grandchildren; Eric (Brandy) Samuelson, Casey Samuelson, Brianna, Caleb and Dawson Samuelson; five great grandchildren; Taylor, Ethan, Kaylee, Caden, and Elynn. Imogene is also survived by her brother David (Judy) Burhoop, sister-in-law Marilyn Burhoop, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Imogene was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Arvid, sons Brian and Douglas Samuelson, and a brother Walter Dale Burhoop.

Imogene Samuelson

Imogene Samuelson

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I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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