Obit: Samplawski, Roger M. (1941 - 2019)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Dejung, Felix, Kurth, Novak, Romanowski, Samplawski, Schwake, Verbeten
----Source: The Plombon Funeral Home (Stanley, WI) 1/09/2019
Samplawski, Roger M. (14 JUN 1941 - 2 JAN 2019)
Roger M. Samplawski age 77 of Stanley died Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from a recent illness.
Roger was born June 14, 1941 to the late Merl and Cecelia (Novak) Samplawski in a log house on a farm in the Town of Taft. He attended the one room Westland school. Later he went to Stanley High School where is graduated as Valedictorian. He attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison for one year.
Roger returned to Stanley to help run the family farm. He married Evelyn Romanowski on August 26, 1961 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cornell.
Together they had four children David, Joan, Diane and Julie. While Farming he worked 13 years part time at the Stanley Post Office. He left the post office to take over the family farm when his parents retired. He later sold the farm in 1997 and worked at Johnson Matthey/Honeywell in Chippewa for 3 years. He then went to work at Nestle in Eau Claire for ten and a half years were he retired from in Jan 2011. Three weeks later he lost his wife due to
heart complications. Not one to do nothing, he went to work for Car Quest in Stanley as a delivery driver, working afternoons. Roger enjoyed Fishing, Hunting and watching the Packers,
Badgers and Stanley-Boyd Orioles play football.
He is survived by daughters Joan (Chad) Verbeten of Stanley, Diane (Kevin) Kurth of Fall Creek and Julie (Charles) Schwake of Eau Claire, his grandchildren, Bill (Rebekah), Becky (Derek), Greg (Shelby), Carly, Ashley, Emily, Cory, Alex, Austin (Kailey), Jennifer (Matthew), Morena (Brandon), Chad, 7 great grandchildren, a sister Janet Dejung, and his sister-in-law Eileen Samplawski.
Roger was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn in 2011, his Parents, son Dave, 3 brothers Eugene, Donald and William in infancy.
A Funeral Service will take place at 10:30 AM on Monday, January 7, 2019, at Holy Family Church in Stanley with Father William Felix officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery-Stanley. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 PM on Sunday at the Plombon Funeral Home
and Monday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Sacred Heart Hospital for his exceptional care.
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