American Veteran 04

David A. Sampson

January 26, 1927 ~ March 22, 2020 (age 93)

Obituary

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David A. Sampson, age 93, of Columbus, Minnesota, died peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2020 at home.  David was a well-known area businessman, owning and operating Taylor and Sampson Well Drilling until passing the business to his son, Bruce.  In addition to his business, he will be remembered as a self- taught aviator and restorer of various aircraft over the years.  When he wasn’t working on or flying airplanes, David would be hunting, fishing and traveling around the world and back.  He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Hazel (Parks) Sampson; wife, Lily; sons, Dennis and Michael; granddaughter, Jamie Reller; son-in-law, Butch Taylor; siblings, Ira and Charles.  He will be deeply missed by his children, Nancy (Tim) Taylor, Curtis (Sue), Keith (Nancy), Bruce (Deb), Jill, Beth; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; other family and friends.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1:00-5:00 p.m., Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the VFW Post 4210, 556 12th Street SW, Forest Lake.  A time of remembrance will begin at 3:00 p.m., with a celebration of his life at 4:00 p.m. and military honors to follow.  Private family interment will be held at Oak Park Cemetery, Columbus, Minnesota. 

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Services

Gathering
Sunday
August 2, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
VFW Post 4210
556 SW 12th Street
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Time of Remembrance
Sunday
August 2, 2020

3:00 PM
VFW Post 4210
556 SW 12th Street
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Celebration of Life
Sunday
August 2, 2020

4:00 PM
VFW Post 4210
556 SW 12th Street
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Private Interment

Oak Park Cemetery
9230 W. Broadway
Forest Lake, MN 55025

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