Samantha Lee Schon

ISHPEMING, MI – Samantha Lee Schon, age 32, of Ishpeming, quietly passed away at UPHS – Marquette, Saturday, September 11, 2021, surrounded by loving family.

Samantha was born March 11, 1989, to Kenneth and Laurie Schon. She participated in basketball, golf, and volleyball, and graduated from Westwood High School in 2007. Samantha was a Packer fan and enjoyed going to Lambeau Field with family and friends to cheer them on. Samantha loved the outdoors. She was passionate about four wheeling, fishing, and deer hunting. She loved spending time with her children, and they loved when she drove the jet ski so they could tube.

Samantha is survived by her two children; Elizabeth Schon and Leland Knight, her parents; Laurie and Kenneth. She is also survived by her siblings; Jennie (Gregg) Nelson, Steven (Erin) Bertucci, Katie (Ben) Burmester, and Zachery (Raquel Johnson) Schon, nephews and nieces; Drew, Bryce, and Jake Nelson, Annie and Alyssa Bjork, and AJ Suardini, Carolyn, William, and Hannah Burmester, also many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Samantha was preceded in death by her grandparents; Ken and Lorraine Nelson, and Robert and Carolyn Schon.

The family would like to thank the incredible nurses in the ICU for their wonderful and compassionate care during this difficult journey.

A private Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ishpeming, with Fr. Ryan Ford officiating.

Memorial considerations may be directed to the family for a fund to be established for Samantha’s childrens future education.

Samantha’s obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com, where relatives and friend may leave a note of remembrance.