Georgianne H. Sampson

Georgianne H. Sampson, 74, of Kenosha, passed away March 8, 2020.  Georgianne was born November 3, 1945 to Just Boyd and Mollie Christensen.  On May 25, 1968 she married Jack Sampson at St. Mary’s Lutheran Church.  He preceded her in death. 

In 2012, after working for 29 years at Snap-on Tools, Georgianne retired.  She was an active member of St. Mary’s Lutheran Church in Kenosha, volunteering her time to Stephen Ministries, Church Council, teaching confirmation, WELCA board president, Women of the Church and Caring Committee.  She was also instrumental in the planning and serving of The Spaghetti Dinner for the Shalom Center for 25 years.  Georgianne also loved her book club friends who met monthly for over 20 years, and her community of friends at Beech Pointe.  She also enjoyed traveling and going to The Theatre and dinner with her daughter and granddaughter.

Georgianne is survived by her son Jay (Debbie) Sampson and her daughter Georgette (Douglas) Ball, all of Kenosha, WI.  Her grandchildren Alec Sampson and Erin Ball, of Kenosha, WI and Eric Ball, USMC in Jacksonville, NC.  Her brothers James (Darlene) Christensen of Spring Hill, FL, Robert (Carole) Christensen of Sun City, AZ and Ronald (Pat) Christensen of Kenosha, WI. Georgianne is also survived by her sister Tina Nighsonger and numerous nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, Just Boyd and Mollie Christensen, her husband Jack Robert Sampson and her brother-in-law Cliff Nighsonger.

Georgianne’s family want to thank Hospice Alliance and the caring and loving staff at Kenosha Place Assisted Living.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this funeral has been cancelled.

          Burial will take place later at Sunset Ridge Cemetery.

          In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to St. Marys Lutheran Church.


  1. Jim ,Bob, Ron & Tina I am so sorry to hear of Georgianne’s passing.
    She was my best friendly our lives. We went to school together from Kindergarten through High School. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God be with you all . On behave of my whole family except our deepest condolences. I A
    am the only one left of my biological family. But I know they would have all would have wanted to extend their condolences also.
    Valerie ( Gerber) Ivey

  2. Hello, Alec, Erin, and Eric. I am so sorry about the passing of your grandma. She talked about you kids ALL THE TIME when she, Roseann and I “hung out” during our years at Snap-on. She loved you so much.

    Georgette and Jay, my deepest sympathy goes out to you and your families. I will miss your mom forever.

    Love, Deb Smith


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