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Lori Ellen Samples

June 3, 1963 September 27, 2019
Lori Ellen Samples
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Obituary for Lori Ellen Samples

Lori Ellen Samples 56, of Rural Decatur, IL passed away at 4:01 p.m., September 27, 2019.

The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon, on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Mt. Zion. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Rev. Steven Arisman, Celebrant. Private family burial will take place following the mass. Following the burial, a luncheon will be held at the church for family and friends. Memorials may be made to Catholic Charities. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.

Lori was born June 3, 1963, in Oak Park, IL the daughter of Peter and Lois Joan (Unseld) DiMarzio. She married Lloyd David Samples on June 1, 1989. Lori worked as a resource teacher for Okaw Valley School District. She was a dedicated educator for her lifetime impacting hundreds of children’s lives. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Mt. Zion.

Surviving are her husband: Lloyd David Samples of Decatur; mother: Lois DiMarzio of Paris, IL; son: Zachary David Samples of St. Meinrad, IN; daughter: Meghan Elizabeth Samples of Decatur; brother: Mark A. DiMarzio (Barbara) of Springfield, IL.

Lori was preceded in death by her father.


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Visitation

Wednesday

2

Oct

9:00 AM 10/2/2019 9:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/2/2019 12:00:00 PM
Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home

105 W Main Street Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549

Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home
105 W Main Street Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549

mass of christian burial

Wednesday

2

Oct

1:00 PM 10/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church

400 N. Whitetail Circle Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549

Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church
400 N. Whitetail Circle Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549

Memorial Contribution

Catholic Charities of Decatur, IL

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