Samantha Orton, of Mora, formerly of Ogilvie, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2013 at her home in Mora. She was 17 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 11, 2013 at Grasston Baptist Church in Grasston with Rev. Joe Reed officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service, starting at 10:00 a.m., on Monday at the church.
INURNMENT will be at Grasston Baptist Cemetery.
Samantha Faye Orton passed away on Friday, November 8, 2013 at her home in Mora following a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was 17 years old.
Sammie was born on February 12, 1996 in Princeton, Minnesota to Erick Orton and Tamara Chew. She spent her early years in Onamia. At the age of 8, she moved with her father to Ogilvie. The family later moved to Mora.
Samantha’s favorite color was purple. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She liked to listen to music and spend time on Facebook. She loved her lab puppies.
Sammie was full of spunk. She was a joy and a treasure. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Tamara Chew; and her grandmother.
Samantha is survived by her father, Erick (Angela) Orton of Mora; brother, Tyler of Mora; step-sister, Autumn of St. Cloud; step-brother, Tanner of Mora; many other loving relatives and friends.