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Herbert John Thompson

April 20, 1938 ~ April 6, 2015 (age 76)

Herbert J. Thompson, age 76, of Mounds View passed away peacefully, but unexpectedly April 6, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis with his family by his side.  He battled emphysema most of his life and fought bravely and valiantly against lung cancer since 2008.  He is now at peace, without pain and breathing easily in Heaven.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 13, 2015 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Luxemburg with Fr. Roger Thoennes as the Celebrant.  Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Mary Hall located next door to the church.

Herbert John Thompson was born April 20, 1938 at the St. Cloud Hospital to John “Jack” and Mary (Parent) Thompson.  He graduated from Cathedral High School in St. Cloud with the Class of 1957.  Herb served his county with the U.S. Army in the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Armored Cavalry in Western Germany.  On June 30, 1969, he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Fuchs at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Brighton.  He was a long time fork lift operator for Honeywell in Arden Hills.  Herb enjoyed baseball, playing cards, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving family: his wife of 45 years Mary; two daughters Sonia (Dennis) Thoreson of Andover and Cheryl (Luis) Giron of Fridley; three grandchildren Ciarah and Karissa Thoreson and Zachary Giron; two step grandchildren Bailey and Miguel Giron; and four brothers Ray (Shirley) of Rice, Mark (Judy) of Ramsey, Harold (Mary Kay) of Waite Park and Jerry of Tallahassee, FL.

The urnbearers will be Ray, Mark, Todd and John Thompson.  Sandy Dehn and Mary Neidermeier will provide the music for the service.  Military honors will be provided by Minnesota National Guard Honor Guard.  Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Kimball.  The family would like to thank the employees of the Minneapolis and St. Cloud V.A. Medical Centers for their kind care and help.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Lung Association.


 Service Information

Viewing
Monday
April 13, 2015

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
Mary Hall of St. Wendelin Church, Luxemburg
22714 State Highway 15
St. Augusta, MN 56301

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
April 13, 2015

11:00 AM
St. Wendelin Church, Luxemburg
22714 State Highway 15
St. Augusta, MN 56301


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