He was born on December 13, 1938 in Black Creek, son of the late Alonzo and Elizabeth (Latza) Samson. Clarence lived in New London his entire life and worked at Ort’s until his retirement. He enjoyed playing pool, cards and going for rides with his brother Bob.
Clarence is survived by his daughters, Virginia Schweitzer and Connie (Gordon) Gabrielson; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; his brothers, Bob, William (Monica) Samson and John (Rose). He is further survived by the mother of his children, Florence Hammel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Barbara Ritchie, a son Clarence Jr. and brother Loran.
Per Clarence’s request no services will be held. The Cline & Hanson Funeral Home in New London is serving the family. www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com