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Obituary for Torie J. Sampson
Torie Joy Sampson, 42, of Woodstock, Illinois died Wednesday, June 4, 2008 surrounded by her family at home. She was born March 31, 1966 in Clinton, Iowa to Terry and Peggy Chase. Torie grew up and graduated from Fulton High School, Fulton, Illinois in 1984 where she was an award winning track athlete. She went on to graduate from Western Illinois University with a BS in Elementary Education in 1989. Torie achieved her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University in 2002. Torie began her teaching career in August, 1990 at Fulton Elementary School, Fulton, Illinois. In 1998, she relocated to Cary, Illinois and continued to teach at Deer Path Elementary School where she taught until December, 2007. She was a devoted and dedicated wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and teacher and is survived by her husband, Todd Sampson; her 3 sons, Logan and Brody Meade, and Jacob Sampson; her parents, Terry and Peggy Chase; her brother, Troy (Jody) Chase; her in-laws, George and Judy Sampson; a brother-in-law, Scott (Jennifer) Sampson; 7 nieces and nephews, many aunts, uncles, and cousins and countless friends and students. Torie will be missed for her positive outlook, her endless energy, her ability to forgive and her enormous love of teaching. Torie leaves a legacy of inspiration and positive influence with her children and students of the past 19 years that education can truly make a difference in life.
FUNERAL SERVICE 10:30 AM Wednesday - June 11, 2008 at the Fulton Chapel - Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home VISITATION 3-8 PM Sunday - June 8, 2008 at the Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Rte.176), Crystal Lake VISITATION 3-8 PM TUESDAY - June 10, 2008 at the Fulton Chapel - Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Fulton Township Cemetery - Fulton, IL