A funeral service was held at the St. Paul Lutheran Church on April 29, for Martha Sampson, who died April 25. The Rev. David Blank, pastor of the First Lutheran Church, and Rev. Marcus Briggs, chaplain of the Rouse Home and Warren General Hospital, coofficiated. Burial followed at Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell. Serving as pallbearers were Tom Walker, Steve Horsley, Mike Wachter and Ron Morse.

The Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.