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Thomas L. Thompson

June 12, 1940 — June 15, 2019

Thomas L. Thompson, age 79, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 12, 1940 in Black River Falls to Rolf and Mabel (Severson) Thompson. He married Virginia Anderson on December 2, 1961 at Zion Lutheran Church in Sand Creek. Tom worked as a truck driver all of his life and loved the open road, putting on millions of miles during his career. He was a member of Chippewa County Rural Heritage Club, a huge NASCAR enthusiast and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife: Virginia of Colfax; children: Linnea Thompson of Colfax, Kathy (Marie Sherwood) Thompson of New Richmond, Sherri Valvo of Lakeland FL, Jane Greer of Colfax and Jerry Thompson of Colfax; grandchildren: Sarah and Timothy Valvo, Harmony Thompson, Payton and Paige Thompson.; sister-in-law: Sonja Risser of Woodbury MN.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Rolf and Mabel Thompson; son-in-law: Michael Valvo; brother-in-law: David Risser

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM at Colfax Lutheran Church with a visitation from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery.
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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Colfax Lutheran Church

601 River St, Colfax, WI 54730

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Service

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Colfax Lutheran Church

601 River St, Colfax, WI 54730

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Interment

Evergreen Cemetery Colfax

County Hwy N, Colfax, WI 54730

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