Burton Samuels
10/16/1937 -
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burton samuels

Burton Samuels Obituary

Burton Samuels, 86, of Wapello passed away on December 11, 2023 at Morning Sun Care Center.  Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 pm. on Sunday, December 17, 2023 at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Wapello.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2023 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Wapello Cemetery.  Memorials have been established for Oakville Christian Church and Oakville Fire and Rescue in Burton’s name.    Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservices.com.

Burton Leon Samuels was born on October 16, 1937, the son of Carl William and Minnie May (Cary) Samuels.  He graduated from Wapello High School in 1955.  Burton was united in marriage to Jaqueline (Jackie) Faye Wykert on July 12, 1958 in Oakville.

Burton had worked at Monsanto in Muscatine, Farmers Elevator & Exchange in Wapello, and as a farmer.  He enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, playing cards and watching baseball and basketball.  He loved spending time with his family and friends.

He will be deeply missed by his son, Jeffrey Samuels of Brandon, Florida; daughter, Merna Dowell, and son-in-law, Reed Dowell, of Wapello; granddaughters, Amanda Marie Brown (Michael) of Winfield, Iowa, and Cary Louise Peterson (Derrick) of Nevada, Iowa; 5 great grandchildren; 2 sisters-in-law, Sue Carithers and Vicki Hook; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie; his parents; sister, Edna Small; and two brothers-in-law.