Gordon Sampson

Gordon Sampson, 84 of Motley, passed away November 26, 2020 at Sanford Hospital, Fargo. 

A celebration of life will be held in the spring of 2021.

Gordon was born to Peter and Christine (Johnson) Sampson on October 22, 1936 in Ayr, North Dakota. He graduated from Motley High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served in the Navy and was a Korean Era Veteran. After his military service, Gordon married Yvonne Scheid on June 18, 1960 in Motley. They lived in Eden Prairie until 1972 when they moved back to the Motley area. Gordon worked at 3M as a machinist and he also enjoyed farming. He could make anything and truly enjoyed building new things.  Gordon enjoyed fishing and deer hunting. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. 

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Yvonne; one daughter, Debbie (Brian) Haataja and their seven children and 12 grandchildren; three sons, Gary (Nancy) Sampson and their two children and four grandchildren, Jeff (Gina) Sampson and their two children and Robbie (Lorri) Sampson and their five children; one brother, Dick Sampson and one sister, Ila Moga. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, June McElroy, Rose Anderson and Alta Evensong. 

Arrangements by Brenny Family Funeral Chapel-Staples.

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