Name:    Ruby (Peer) Sampson

From:  The Post Tribune, Gary, Indiana
Date:  Friday, August 8, 1986

Ruby Sampson, Age 81, of Ogden Dunes, passed away Wednesday, August 6, 1986 at her residence.  She was born November 20, 1904 in McLeansboro, Illinois, the daughter of J. Marshall and Alma (Garrison) Peer.

An Ogden Dunes resident for 16 years, she was married June 12, 1931 to Walter W. Sampson Sr.  He preceded her in death February 3, 1964.  She was a graduate of the University of Chicago at the age of 18.  She was employed as a school teacher by the Chicago Board of Education for 38 years.  She was a member of Ogden Dunes Community Church, the Ogden Dunes Book Club, the Prime Timers, and the Ogden Dunes Womens Club.

She is Survived by one son, Walter W. (Ann) Sampson Jr. of Ogden Dunes; one daughter, Alma Snider of Canton, Michigan; three sisters, Hazel (Oscar) Swanson of Seffner, Florida, Helen Meller of Anna, Illinois and Frieda Cox of McLeansboro, Illinois; four grandchildren, Cindy Snider of San Antonio, Texas, Stan Snider of Southfield, Michigan, and Julie and Tim Sampson of Ogden Dunes. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 9 at 10 a.m. at the Ogden Dunes Community Church, the Rev. Gordon Butcher officiating.  Interment will be in Cedar Park Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois.  Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 p.m.; Friday, 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Engle Funeral Home, 2700 Willowcreek Rd.  Memorial tributes may be made to the Ogden Dunes Community Church.