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Mary K. Thompson

Published On: Apr 28 2013 02:39:33 AM CDT
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Mary K. Thompson, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Agrace HospiceCare with her family at her side.

She was a teacher for 45 years at Schenk Elementary School. Mary enjoyed the company of friends and family. She was known to be very generous and charitable. Mary’s home was always ready to welcome family and was a favorite gathering place. She was a great mentor and had a wonderful sense of humor.

Mary is survived by her children, Paula (Dennis) Enger, Gjeruld (Holly) Thompson, and Erica (Tom) Griffin; her grandchildren, Chelsea, Caiti, and Jamieson Enger, Rheanna and Zoe Thompson, Sam, Will, Kaya, and Kiana Griffin; two brothers, Thomas (Lucy) Paynter and Richard (Jan) Paynter; nieces and nephews; as well as many great friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gjeruld Thompson; siblings, Robert C. Paynter, William D. Paynter, John B. Paynter, Ruth A. Rochelt, and Philip E. Paynter.

An Open House to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at Mary’s home from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, May, 11, 2013. Friends and family are encouraged to stop by. Burial will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to a charity of donor’s choice; some of her favorite charities were, Special Olympics, JDRF, March of Dimes, and The South Central Library System Foundation.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Mary will be greatly missed.

"Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved you so—'twas heaven here with you." -Isla Paschal Richardson

Service:
An Open House to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at Mary’s home from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, May, 11, 2013. Friends and family are encouraged to stop by.

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