Thursday, November 8, 2012

Donald E. Thompson

Donald E. Thompson, age 84, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2012.  He was born in Racine, March 28, 1928, son of the late Earl and Jennie (Nee:Johnson) Thompson.

Donald served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Era.  He was employed by American Motors Corp. for 30 years, retiring as an inspector.  Don was a member of the American Cryptogram Assn. and was an avid photographer.  He will be missed.

He is survived by nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Blanche (John) Dahlstrom, Lillian (Almon) Heltsley, Florence (Charles) Tucker; and his longtime companion, Arlene Summers.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Walter Hermanns officiating.  Interment with full military honors will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be Thursday  from 12:30 p.m. until time of service.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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