Jackie Samuels

Jackie Samuels, 83, of Wapello passed away on September 24, 2023 at Morning Sun Care Center.  Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 pm. on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Wapello.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September  29, 2023 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Wapello Cemetery.  Memorials have been established for Oakville Christian Church and Southeast Iowa Hospice in Jackie’s name.    Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservices.com.  

Jacqueline (Jackie) Faye Wykert Samuels was born of October 31, 1939, the daughter of John William and Merna (Mellinger) Wykert.  Jackie was  a graduate of Oakville High School in 1957.  Jackie was united in marriage to Burton Leon Samuels on July 12, 1958 in Oakville.  Jackie was a housewife and worked a few years cleaning houses.  She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family.  Jackie had many hobbies and crafts, including painting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, and making jewelry.  She loved spending time with her family.

Jackie will be deeply missed by her husband, Burton; son, Jeffrey Samuels of Brandon, Florida; daughter, Merna Dowell and son-in-law, Reed Dowell of Wapello; granddaughters, Amanda (Michael) Brown of Winfield, Iowa and Cary (Derrick) Peterson of Nevada, Iowa; 5 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Sue Carithers and Vicki (Randy) Hook and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother-in-law and a sister-in-law.