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Samantha Jade Flodin

September 13, 1989 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 30)


Samantha Jade Flodin, 30, of Genesee, passed away at her residence on Monday, November 18, 2019.

Samantha was born September 13, 1989 in Moscow, Idaho to Anthony "Tony" and Debra L. (Sellman) Flodin. She went to Emmanuel Lutheran Pre-school in Moscow, Idaho until the family moved to Genesee, Idaho. It was in Genesee where she grew up and went to school. She played soccer, basketball, baseball and also played in the band. Samantha graduated high school in 2008. She worked part time at Aspen Park Healthcare in Moscow, Idaho. Samantha also worked in home care, which included being Doug Church's primary caregiver until his death in 2011.

Samantha worked at Shari’s restaurant in Lewiston for a period of time and was currently working at McDonald’s on Stadium Way in Pullman. Samantha enjoyed the outdoors, being around water, and the Elk River area. She also enjoyed taking trips to the coast.

Samantha is survived by are her parents, Tony and Debra Flodin of Genesee; daughter, Gabriella Jade in Clarkston; sister, Sumner in Genesee; maternal grandparents, Will and Cece Sellman in Lenore, Idaho; and paternal grandmother, Patricia Flodin in Genesee. She also leaves numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Curtis Flodin. It comforts the family knowing Papa Curtis is there to welcome her.

A Celebration of Samantha's Life will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Short’s Funeral Chapel, 1225 East 6th St. Moscow, Idaho 83843. Please join the family following the service for a reception held at the Genesee Senior Center,140 East Walnut Ave, Genesee, Idaho 83832.

An account has been established for Gabriella at Potlatch #1 Federal Credit Union and may be sent or taken to any branch, or can be sent to Short’s Funeral Chapel for the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Short’s Funeral Chapel, Moscow, and online condolences may be sent to www.shortsfuneralchapel.com.

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Celebration of Life
November 26, 2019

2:00 PM
Short's Funeral Chapel
1225 East 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83843

November 26, 2019

3:30 PM
Genesee Senior Center, Genesee, Idaho

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