Samantha Koesling Obituary

Samantha  K. Koesling
Samantha K. Koesling

December 16, 1964 - January 17, 2018
Born in El Paso, Texas
Resided in Marinette, Wisconsin
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Samantha K. Koesling, 53, of Marinette,Wisconsin, passed away at home on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 with her loving husband at her side.
Samantha was born in El Paso, Texas on December 16, 1964, the daughter of Karl and Kay Mistlebauer. Sam graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1983 and was united in marriage to James M. Koesling on September 5, 1987 at their home in Wallace, Michigan. Sam cherished life and her selfless spirit has been an inspiration to family, friends, and caregivers throughout her illness as it has been all her life. It is impossible to capture Samantha's heart with words; she possessed a passion to help those with special needs as real as her beautiful smile. She loved working in her gardens, adored her children, and treasured her grandson. Her friendships were true.
Samantha is survived by her husband Jim of Marinette, Wisconsin; one daughter, Holly Anderson of Green Bay, Wisconsin; one son, Alex Koesling of Green Bay, Wisconsin; one grandson, Ian; her mother, Kay Mistlebauer of Ithaca, New York; two brothers, Carl Mistlebauer of Bowling Green, Kentucky and Jason (Ali) Mistlebauer of Chandler, Arizona; two sisters, Holly Mistlebauer of Ithaca, New York and Julianna (Daniel) Truesdale of Lansing, New York; and her mother-in-law, Betty Koesling of Menominee, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her father, Karl Mistlebauer, and father-in-law, Loren Koesling.
Visitation (Celebration of her life/spirit) will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25th at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home. Pastor Andrew Williams will officiate funeral services beginning at 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the "Organization for Autism Research" in Samantha's name.

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Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI US 54143
Thursday, January 25, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI US 54143
Thursday, January 25, 2018
7:00 PM