Sampson, Russell M.: Walking On

Wapato, Washington

Funeral services were held for RUSSELL M. SAMPSON, 56, on June 2, at the Satus Longhouse. Interment followed in the McCoy Cemetery, southeast of Toppenish. Russell was born November 21, 1954, in Toppenish, Washington. He passed away May 31, 2011, in Wapato.
   
Russell was raised and educated in Granger, Washington. He attended the University of New Mexico. He worked as a laborer and camp counselor for the Yakama Nation’s Summer Camp Chaparral. Russell enjoyed doing beadwork, reading, playing pool, the casino and participating in sports. (Yakama Nation Review, June 21, 2011)
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