Corinne Elsinore (Fosston) Samuelson, 90, passed away on July 16th in
Scottsdale, Arizona. She was born in Faribault, Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Minnesota and became a registered nurse. She moved to Arizona in 1952. She was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church. Corinne was known as 'Nanny' to all of her much loved family. She was preceded in death by husbands Kenneth Fosston and Norman Samuelson. After marrying 'Sam' they lived in Toledo, Ohio and wintered in Arizona. Corinne is survived by daughters Pat Weide (Marvin), Scottsdale, Mary Alexson, Newport Beach, California, Kay Bork (Jim), Toledo, Ohio, son Don Samuelson (Carol), Defiance, Ohio; 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 26th at 11:00 AM at Ascension Lutheran Church, 7100 North Mockingbird Lane, Town of Paradise Valley. The interment will be private. The family suggests tributes to Ascension Lutheran Church or Christian Family Care, 3603 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, 85013.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Jul. 22, 2004.