Christian Biography of Linda M. Sample
Linda Marlene Sample, the daughter of Alvin and Ada (Leeson) Jensen, was born on January 16, 1943 in Superior, Nebraska. She passed away on January 5, 2013 at Bryan LGH Medical Center East, Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 69 years, 11 months, 20 days.
Linda was one of six children; she attended school in Edgar receiving her GED and later she earned her nursing degree at Southeast Community College along with her nursing degree she also obtained her nursing home administrator license.
She was united in marriage to Ronald G. Sample on August 18, 1959 at Mankato, Kansas and to this union seven children were born. They made their home in Superior raising their family. She later moved to Edgar upon her retirement and cared for her mother and father.
She enjoyed jewelry making, crocheting, painting and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ronald on January 11, 1991; son Merle Sample, brothers David and Dennis Jensen and son-in-law Jim Hughes.
She is survived by her children Dianna Epp and husband Gary of Hickman, Nebraska, Ronda Scripter and husband Steve of Omaha, Nebraska, Ron and wife Diana of Hastings, Nebraska, Duane and wife Robin of Mankato, Kansas, Beth Paulus and husband Lee of Clay Center, Nebraska and Ryan and wife Necol of Salina, Kansas; 20 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; sisters Nancy Crispin and husband Maynard of Omaha, Nebraska and Donna Coy and husband Bob Phares of Magnolia, Texas, one brother Steve Jensen of Lincoln, Nebraska and sister-in-law Sandy Jensen of Lincoln, Nebraska, son-in-law, Dale Nacke of Edgar, Nebraska along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Graveside services were held on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm from the Evergreen Cemetery in Superior, Nebraska with Rev. David King officiating.
Visitation was held on Thursday from 1:00 PM to 8:00 pm with the family greeting friends from 5:00 pm 7:00 pm.
Pallbearers were Chris Hughes, Aaron Hughes, Tyler Sample, and Austin Nacke. Honorary Pallbearers were all of Linda’s grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Superior, Nebraska.
Memorials are suggested to go in care of the family.
Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N Commercial, Superior, Nebraska 68978 or in care of www.pricefuneralhomes.com.
Megrue-Price Funeral Home of Superior, Nebraska was in charge of the arrangements.