Samantha AnnMarie Rice, 46,  passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022 in Caledonia.  She was born on October 24, 1975 in California, the daughter of George and Rotha (Nee: Tatala) Rice.  She was married to Rickey Andrew Baas on October 4, 1994.  Together they had three children, Samery (Fiance Michael) Rice-Baas, Nicole (Fiance Rafael) Rice-Baas and Rickey Baas.  Samantha loved riding motorcycles and dirt bikes.  She also loved being outdoors, fishing and golfing and taking the children camping to KOA camp grounds.  In addition, she enjoyed drawing, especially Garfield who was her favorite cartoon character.  She also loved tanning, getting her hair done and wore her heart on her sleeve, even though she had a mouth like a sailor.  Heavy metal was her favorite type of music.  Most of all, Samantha loved being a grandmother to her four grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her three children, her grandchildren Norberto, Naliya, Nathanial, Samson, her mother Rotha and brother George Rice.  Samantha was preceded in death by her father and son Rickey, Jr.