Phyllis Samudio, 1956-2018

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Funeral services for Phyllis Ann Samudio will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Owatonna.

Phyllis Samudio

Phyllis Ann Samudio, 61, of Albert Lea passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, 2018, surrounded by her family under the care of Thorne Crest Senior Living Community and St. Croix hospice. Phyllis was reunited with her parents after being recently diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Phyllis was born on Nov. 29, 1956, in Owatonna to Myron and Doris Tainter. She spent her early childhood in Owatonna until moving to Albert Lea, where she started a family and worked as a housekeeper for many years.

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Phyllis loved spending time with her sisters and friends. In her early years, Phyllis enjoyed being involved in softball, pool, get-togethers at home and summer family trips to Valleyfair. Phyllis enjoyed making moments last throughout the night by either playing games, or just hanging out and talking. Phyllis loved doing anything that involved being outside; taking walks with her dog Sammy always made her happy.

She is survived by her former husband, Tony Samudio Jr.; daughter, Kim Shovlain (Jack) and their son, Landon; former son-in-law, Ryan, and and his kids Michael, Calab and Corrine of Fayetteville, North Carolina; daughter, Miranda Samudio, of Albert Lea; son, Joe Samudio (Yvette) and and children; Gianna and Vincent of Albert Lea, sisters Darlene (Ron) Seberson, Marlys Clark, Dianna Clark, Millie Clark, andSusan (Mark) Broskoff; brother, Ernie (Linda) Tainter; sister-in-law Mary Samudio and many other loving family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents Myron and Doris Tainter; brother, Robert; sisters Delores and Myrna; mother- and father-in-law Tony Sr. and Garnette Samudio; and brother-in-law, Mark.

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