Angela Ellen Lashbrook, daughter of Connie (Fitzloff) Sams, was born January 5, 1965, in Spencer, Iowa. After graduating from Albert City-Truesdale High School in 1983, she spent some time in Arizona. Angie received her associate of science degree in retail marketing management from Iowa Lakes Community College in 1997. She went on to receive her bachelor's degree in human resource management from Briar Cliff University.
Angie worked in various positions over the years including Northwest Bank, Lakes Regional Healthcare, Mercy Medical Center, and Great Lakes Airlines. She was currently employed at Polaris of Spirit Lake and Hy-Vee in Spencer.
Whether hanging out or traveling, Angie treasured every minute with her best friend, Liz. Angie’s smile and laughter lit up the room wherever she went. She loved to spend time with family and friends. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, movies, and was always ready for an adventure. Angie’s nieces and nephews held a very special part of her heart.
Angie passed away at her apartment on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at fifty-four years of age. Angie is preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Alma Fitzloff; mother, Connie Sams. Her siblings left to cherish her memory: Lisa Clark & her husband, Tom, of Spencer, Iowa; Matt Sams & his wife, Michelle, of San Tan Valley, AZ; nieces: Stephanie, Cassidy, Carissa; nephews: Matthew, Robert, Jonathan, Dorian, Konner; other relatives and many dear friends.