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Theresa Colletta Samuelson
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Obituary for Theresa Colletta Samuelson

Theresa Samuelson, age 85 of Boone and the Eastern Star Masonic Home, died December 24, 2017 at the Masonic Home.

A Funeral Mass will be Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev. James Bruch officiating. Burial will be in the Linwood Park Cemetery.

Theresa (Duffey) Samuelson, was born in Holbrook, Iowa on April 10, 1932, the daughter of Peter and Bridget (Driscoll) Duffey. She graduated from Ottumwa Heights High School in Ottumwa, Iowa. On August 28, 1954, Theresa married LaVerne Samuelson in Lone Tree, Iowa. She farmed with her husband in Jackson Township, east of Jordan. Throughout the years, Theresa enjoyed traveling, playing golf and bridge, bowling, fishing, and visiting casinos. She also enjoyed volunteering at the Mamie Eisenhower Birthplace, and at her Church, helping on the Funeral Lunch Committee.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Mary Kay Tones; seven brothers, Harold, Eugene, Richard, Regis, Daniel, Peter, and Paul Duffey; two sisters, LaVera Muller and Mary Agnes Schneider. Theresa is survived by a daughter, Lori Robertson of Cedar Rapids; a son-in-law, Chris (Linda) Tones of Iowa City; a sister, Ann (Glenn) Pauley of Coralville; four grandchildren, Wesley Robertson of Cedar Rapids, Melissa (Mike) Vogel of Urbandale, Nicholas Tones of Denver, Colorado, and Caitlin Tones of Davenport; twin great grandchildren, Logan and Caroline Vogel of Urbandale; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, on Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. where a Vigil Service will be at 7:00 p.m. and the family will be present from 6 until 8 p.m.

In memory of Theresa, memorials may be directed to the Sacred Heart School of Boone.


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Visitation

Friday

29

Dec

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Family will be present from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm and there will be a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm.

A Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

30

Dec

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

915 12th St.
Boone, IA 50036

Cemetery Details

Location

Linwood Park Cemetery

609 Forrest Ave
Boone, IA 50036

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