Helen June (Sampson) Steinkamp passed away peacefully on September 20, 2022 at The Reserve of Spring Hill Assisted Living facility in Spring Hill, TN. Helen was born June 23, 1926, the daughter of George and Caroline (Carrie) (Ernst) Sampson. She attended Aurora College earning a Nursing degree in 1951 and practiced successfully as a RN for many years. She married John H. Steinkamp on June 23, 1951 in Aurora, IL.
Helen was a member of Faith Lutheran Church (Spring Hill, TN) and Immanuel Lutheran Church (Belvidere, IL). She enjoyed card playing with friends, traveling, gardening, and spending time at the family cabin in Elkhorn, WI.
She is survived by a son John (Susan) Steinkamp Jr. of Surprise, AZ, and daughter Janice (Kenneth) Schrott of Spring Hill, TN; four grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son Joseph A Steinkamp, two sisters and one brother.
A celebration of life will be forthcoming. Helen will be laid to rest in Belvidere, IL next to her beloved husband, Jack. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
Posted online on September 23, 2022
Published in Rockford Register Star