Samantha Jayne Wellik
September 20, 2003 - January 23, 2018
Clear Lake – Samantha Jayne Wellik, 14, of Forest City, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at her home in Forest City.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at The Dock, 500 Main Ave., Clear Lake, with Rev. Dr. Pat Hall officiating. Following the service, Samantha's body will be cremated, and a private inurnment will be at Madison Township Cemetery in Forest City.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at The Dock in Clear Lake.
In lieu of customary remembrances, family suggests memorial contributions to Harmony Ranch in Clear Lake or Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake.
Samantha was born on September 20, 2003, the daughter of Josh Wellik and Abby Benitez in Mason City. She grew up and attended school in Garner before moving to Forest City, where she was currently in 8th grade at Forest City Middle School.
Samantha enjoyed horseback riding at Harmony Ranch in Clear Lake, listening to music and participating in school plays.
Samantha is survived by her parents, Joshua (Ashley) Wellik of Garner and Abby Wellik of Forest City; eight siblings, Taylor Bahensky of Garner, Dylan Benitez of Forest City, Austin Bahensky of Garner, Drake Freeman of Woden, Caiden Figueroa of Garner, Gavin Figueroa of Garner, Dean Wellik of Garner and Daiden Wellik of Garner; grandparents, Mary and Bruce Swenson of Scottsdale, AZ, Roger and Sharla Wellik of Forest City and Jane Benitez of Thompson; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake. 641-357-2193. ColonialChapels.com.