Samantha “Sam” Boone passed away June 25, 2013 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home due to a long illness with Colo-Rectal Cancer.

Services will be Saturday July 6, 2013 at 2:30 at Grace Lutheran Church.

Samantha was born October 25, 1980 in Ida Grove, Iowa. Samantha graduated from Alta high school. Samantha worked at Jack Links Beef Jerkey for 5 years before leaving due to her illness. While working at Jack Links she met and fell in love with Mel Boone. Samantha and Mel were married February 14, 2011 at that time they lived in Galva Iowa. Due to her illness Sam made many friends. Friends that became her best friends Nancy Brown and Roberta Bochtler and many more at Grace Lutheran Church. Due to Sam’s health they moved back to Fort Dodge to be closer to her doctors.

Sam was one of the strongest women that many people have ever seen or met. Sam is survived by husband Melvin Boone, sons Tyler James Boone and James David Boone, Dave and Sheila Schrader, brothers Nick, Taylor, Jim, and parents Jim and Deb. Sam was preceded in death by Wesley and Phylis Bush (Grandparents) Travis Kastner (brother). We would like to thank all of the Hospice nurses that were there to take care of Sam. Thank you Pam Peters, Erin Blankenberg and Jamie Ferguson.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be left to the discretion of the family.