Eileen Sampson, 81

Eileen Sampson, 81, Fort Myers, Fla., passed away peacefully on May 21 at Hope Hospice Health Park. Eileen was born Feb. 2, 1931 to Frank and Mary (Renicker) Frantz in Wabash. She is survived by her loving husband, Robert.

Eileen lovingly raised four children, Marianna (Pete) Hoffman McElroy, Ronnie Hoffman (deceased), Dennis (Gretchen) Hoffman and Sandy (Michael) Hoffman Bills.

She had five grandchildren, Vincent Link, Ryan Link, Jeremy Hoffman, Heather (Hoffman) Addair, Shane Hoffman (deceased) and seven great-grandchildren.

Eileen was happiest when she was outdoors, planting flowers and nurturing plants. She had a wonderful green thumb and could make anything grow. She was a loving mother and homemaker, and she will be deeply missed by her family.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations be sent in her memory to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.

A memorial service will be held May 28 in Florida.

Visit www.fortmyersmemorial.com to leave memories and condolences.

Posted on 2013 May 24