Leo Samuelson

Leo G. Samuelson

1948 - 2022

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Obituary of Leo G. Samuelson

Leo G. Samuelson, age 73 of Moscow, Iowa died Sunday, June 19, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Leo Gordon Samuelson was born October 3, 1948, in Fairfield, Iowa the son of Victor and Bonnie (Harper) Samuelson. He graduated from Wilton High School with the Class of 1967. Leo was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth Eakes of Iowa City on February 26, 1966, in Iowa City. Leo has been a truck driver most of his adult life, retiring from Daufeldt Transport after many years on the road. Leo enjoyed a simple life, he like to travel, go to horses shows, spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren and his dog. His family includes his wife, Mary; their children, Jennifer Buysse (Rodney Cole), Jody Ellis (Scott), Jim Samuelson, and Susan Tyler (Larry); 6 grandchildren, Brad Tyler, Amanda Conklin, Elyse and Elexa Buysse, Benjamin and Jacob Ellis; 4 great-grandchildren, Brady and MaKenna Tyler, Declan and Riddik Conklin; siblings, Vera Smith, Art Samuelson, Betty Lett and Keith Samuelson. He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Victor Samuelson, Dennis Samuelson, Darlene Meck and Emma Jean Simmons. Celebration of Leo’s Life will be held on Sunday, July 10th from 1-4 pm at the Wilton Community Center. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in his memory to St. Jude Research Hospital.

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Wilton Community Center
1215 Cypress Street
Wilton, Iowa, United States