Elaine B. Sampsell of McMillan MI, entered into eternal life on Sunday August 30th at The Robins Nest in Newberry, MI surrounded by her family.
Elaine was born in Watersmeet MI on November 20th 1936 to the late Edward and Bessie Dellies. It was there she met her husband Wilbur (Googs) Sampsell. They married on December 23rd, 1954. The couple traveled for several years and finally made their home and raised their family in McMillan.
Elaine was employed at the HNJH system for over 30 years until her retirement in 1997. She enjoyed traveling, camping, snowmobiling, spending time with her grandchildren, watching hockey, the Detroit Tigers and taking walks. She was an avid reader and loved game shows. She will always be remembered by her family for her love of baking. Her grandchildren always knew they could go to grandma’s house for a special treat.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Googs on May, 2 2017, son Edward, brothers Richard Dellies and Oliver Dellies, sisters Lola Thomas and Laura Junti.
Elaine is survived by her daughters Roxanne (Bart) Pope, Lynn (Philip) Brow, grandchildren, Nikki (PJ) Costa, Jessica (Allan) Macaulay, Stephanie Kilburn, James (Jennie) Kilburn. Great grandchildren, John Anthony, Emily, Joel, Grayson, Elaina, Cole, Emerson and Sarah. Sisters, Arlene Norris and Bessie Parrett, sister in laws; Betty Burton and Donna Bond as well as several Nieces and Nephews.
Per her request, cremation services were accorded. A gathering of family and friends will take place at the East Lakefield cemetery on Saturday September 12, 2020 at 2PM.
The family would like to express their deepest thanks and gratitude to the staff at The Robins Nest for the wonderful care Elaine received while she resided there. They would also like to thank the staff of Northwoods Home Health Care and Hospice.
Clark Funeral Cremation Burial Services assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.rgalerfuneralhome.com
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