Carol A. Samuel, 79, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 8:09 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. She was born on October 5, 1943 in Sayreville, NJ to Joseph & Frances Okulewicz Rudy. She married Robert Frank Samuel on August 7, 1965 in Sayreville, NJ. He preceded her in death on January 6, 2018. She was a homemaker and also did childcare at her home. She was a member of Holy Family Parish in Fort Madison and enjoyed reading, shopping, spending time with her family, visiting with her neighbors, watching and attending her grandchildren’s events, walking by the river, watching her favorite shows and listening to music, especially Engelbert Humperdinck.
Carol is survived by: 1-daughter: Francine (Tim) Roling of Jefferson City, MO; 2-sons: Robert Samuel of St. Augustine, FL & Dave (Courtney) Samuel of Moberly, MO; 6-grandchildren: Logan, Alaina, Ashley, Nolan, Skylar & Buehler; 3-great grandchildren: Alexander, Xavier & Knox; 1-sister: Alice Johnson & 1-brother: Joe Rudy.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. A private family service will be held and burial will be held at Soldiers’ Circle in Oakland Cemetery. A memorial has been established and contributions may be sent to: Dave Samuel, 1006 Bradford Circle, Moberly, MO 65270. Online condolences to Carol’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.