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In Loving Memory...

Annette Sampson

The woman.  The myth.  The legend.  Annette "Gertrude Hayes" Sampson passed away in her home on Saturday, September 16, 2017.


Daughter to Ethel "Sally" (Keen) Brandenburg and William "Rusty" Hayes, she was born March 21, 1952 in Tacoma, Washington.  She went on to have 10 beautiful children, 18 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.  Annette was known to many people as either "Mom" or "Grandma" throughout the years.  She invited everyone to her table.  Annette always opened her door, her ear, and her heart to anyone needing it.  She did many things in her short but full 65 years.   She went to beauty school, was a nurse’s aide, waitress, bartender, bar owner, homemaker, and homemade fry cook extraordinaire.  Her favorite job of all was Grandma.  Annette loved to tell stories, going fishing, camping, playing bingo, pinochle, loved trying to hit it big at the slots with her kids, but most of all she was a treasure hunter.  She could see the potential in almost any item and envisioned what she could do to make it beautiful again.  It made her so happy when she could pass them on to other people.  Anyone that knew her knew that Christmas was her absolute favorite time of year.  It was always an exciting time for whoever was to receive one of her famous story gifts that year.  She will be missed greatly by all of those who knew and loved her.


Annette is preceded in death by her sons Justin, Jason, and Jamey, daughter Julie, great grandson Brayden, husband Barry Sampson, and her beloved dog Shelby.


She leaves behind her children, daughter Tammy (Byron) Haugen, son Shannon (Lori) Lauckner, daughter Lisa Lauckner, son Travis (Caroline) Lauckner, daughter Tracea Lauckner, son DuWayne (Katie Olafson) Rickford, and her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Funeral services for Annette will be Friday, September 22, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. in the Zion Lutheran Church, rural Binford, ND.  Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the church.  Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery.

Posted Condolences:


Momma, I miss you so much even though I know you are in a better place and free from pain and suffering. Please watch over us because lord knows we still need guidance no matter how old we get we need you. You held our family together. I love and miss you momma!!

Lisa Lauckner


Grandmother- God looked around his garden and found an empty space; Then he looked down upon this earth and saw your tired face, he put his arms around you and lifted you up to rest in peace! God's garden must be beautiful; he only takes whats best!!! <3 You will always be in our hearts grandma!!!  Love and miss you like crazy!!!! :'(

Lisa Schultz


Thinking of all of you in this difficult  time. Annette  was a wonderful  lady.  She is now an angel in heaven.

Heidi Baasch


My favorite Aunt, you once wrote a letter to me. telling me just how my life would go. it all came to pass so far. for one that had been adopted. You made me feel like one of the true family. you took me places Scared the crap out of me. But made me a better person. for that I thank you and miss you. This is not good bye, This is see you later. For someday I will see you again. Until that day comes, I want you to know that you were and are loved and missed. Always .

David volk.



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