September 24, 1982 - December 04, 2010
Birthplace: Manteca, California
Resided In: Chico, California
In Loving Memory of our beloved Samantha “Sami” Ellen Gelenaw-Farden, who went to heaven on December 4th, 2010 in Chico.
Sami was born September 24, 1982 in Manteca, CA to Roger and Marilyn Gelenaw, she was the youngest of three children. At a young age her family moved to Chico where she was raised and she graduated from Pleasant Valley High School. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister.
She will be greatly missed by her husband; Randy Farden, daughter; Evanna Jeanne Farden, mother; Marilyn Reyes, grandmother; Eva J. Weahunt, two brothers and sister in laws; Robert “Bubba” Waddell and Reidun Gilbert, Louis & Mariah Gelenaw, nephews; Anthony and Chandler, aunt; Jane Weins, she was loved by her husband’s family and all that knew her.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at 2:30 pm, Saturday, December 11, 2010 at the Rancho Tehama Community Church, 17207 Stage Coach Road, Rancho Tehama, CA. Memorial Donations to help with funeral expenses and the care of her daughter may be made to the Samantha Gelenaw-Farden Memorial Fund in care of Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home.