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Jean Samuelson - January 21, 2012


Jean “Granny” Samuelson, 84, of Minden, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Jean was born July 11, 1927, in St. Paul to Lester and Grace (Townsen) Berggren.
On July 16, 1943, she married E.C. “Sam” Samuelson. They lived in various places and then moved to Minden.
She loved to be around people, play cards and sew. Mostly she loved to be with her family.
Survivors include her sons, David Samuelson of Casper, Wyo., and Dennis Samuelson and his companion, Mary Van Housin of Daykin; daughters, Diane Ring and husband, Richard, of Pratt, Kan., and Debora McCully of Kearney; nine grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; two great-great- grandchildren; sister, Iona Johnson and husband, Glen of Beatrice; brother, Gary Berggren and wife, Diane, of Kansas City, Mo.; brother-in-law, William Gose; sisters-in-law, Mary Lea Berggren and May Perry.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Sam, in 1990; grandsons, Christopher McCully and Jeffery Winingham; sister, Donna Gose; and brother, Clayton Berggren.
Memorial services were Jan. 25 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev. Donald Hunzeker officiating.
Burial was in the Minden Cemetery.
Craig Funeral Home in Minden was in charge of arrangements.