Marjaleen “Marge” J. Thompson
Marjaleen (Marge) J. Thompson, 91, Webster City, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 at her home in Windsor Manor Assisted Living. Visitation will be today (Wednesday) Dec. 27, at Boman Funeral Home, Webster City, from 5-7 p.m. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 28, at Bethel Lutheran Church, Vinje, with Pastor Kevin Olson officiating.
Marge was born on October 23, 1926 in Bricelyn, Minn., to Tom and Clara Hanson. She attended and graduated from school in Bricelyn.
Marge married Helmer Thompson, March 29, 1945. The couple enjoyed 52 years of marriage before Helmer passed away. She married Donald Dace, Sept. 23, 2000.
Marge had many different jobs over the years including secretary, tele-marketing, grocery clerk and skilled factory work. She enjoyed quilting, fishing, taking walks, Bible study and loved the old hymns. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Heber Springs, Ark.
Her family includes: four sons: Ronald (Kim), Austin, Texas; Richard (Margaret), Temple Terrace, Fla.; Thomas, Heber Springs, Ark.; and Denis (Deb), Webster City; Five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; siblings: Blanche Wuerflein, Mavis Cox, Lois Nelson and Alice Gjerde.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Helmer in 1997; and Donald in 2003; brother, Arlow Hanson; sisters: Ardene Thompson, and Florence Jacobson; and granddaughter, Hannah Thompson.