Ida Samoilova

Obituary of Ida Abramovna Samoilova

Ida Abramovna Samoilova, 91, of Edgewood, WA, peacefully passed away on March 30th, 2024 surrounded by loved ones.

Ida was born on August 13th, 1932 to Abram Isaac Giter and Angelina Vasilievna Giter (Sichova) in the beautiful Eastern Ukrainian city of Alchevsk in the Donbass region. Ida survived the occupation of Alchevsk during World War II and graduated high school in 1951. She continued her education by pursuing a degree in textile manufacturing technology in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

After graduation, she worked for over thirty years as a quality control specialist in the textile industry. Ida was passionate about her work and loved the creative aspect of the textile industry.

In 1953, she met Viacheslav Samoilov through her college friends and they decided to stay and build a family in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Ida and Viacheslav went on to have two kids, Igor and Mariya.

Ida retired in 1989 after a long and fulfilling career. While retired, she enjoyed spending time with her grandson and had time to pursue her love of gardening and crocheting.

Ida joined her family in the United States in 2011 and lived in Riverview, Florida, and Edgewood, Washington.

Ida was predeceased by her husband Viacheslav, her mother Angelina, and her father Abram. She is survived by her sister Emma, her son, Igor, her daughter, Mariya, her grandson Anton, her granddaughter Marina, and her great-grandsons, Kai and Jun. Services will be held at the White Eagle Memorial Preserve in Washington state on May 5th at 12 pm.

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