CUBA CITY, WI — Ila M. Sampson, 93, of Cuba City, WI, passed away with her family by her side at UW-Madison Hospital on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Cuba City, WI, with Pastor Hee Kwon Jung officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Cuba City, WI. Family & friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 6, at the new location of Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI; also on Monday, October 7, from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. The Haudenshield Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Cuba City, WI, is serving the family.
Ila was born on March 6, 1926, to John & Lucille (Tracy) Kies in Platteville, WI. She married Wayne “Sammy” Sampson on November 18, 1947, at the United Methodist Church in Platteville, WI. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed dancing with Sammy, music, flowers, traveling, shopping, cooking & baking, but most of all, Ila enjoyed time spent with family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Ila is survived by 5 children: Ruth Ann (Morgan) Martensen, of Hazel Green, WI, Ron (Sandy) Sampson, of Cuba City, WI, Marcia (Tom) Rupp, of Hazel Green, WI, Ted (Amy) Sampson, of Cuba City, WI and Walt (Karla) Sampson, of Hartford, WI; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Swart, of Platteville, WI; along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne (August 25, 1993) and a brother. In lieu of plants & flowers, an Ila M. Sampson Memorial Fund has been established. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.haudenshieldfuneralhome.com.