Ronnie Merlin Thompson

October 16, 1953 – August 15, 2022

Memorial services for Ronnie Merlin Thompson will be held Monday, August 15, 2022, at 2 pm at Bear Lake Church, Albert Lea, Minn.  Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service at the church on Monday. Inurnment will be at Bear Lake Cemetery
Ronnie Thompson was born October 16, 1953, in Albert Lea, Minn., to Duane and Edythe Thompson. He passed away August 10, 2022.
Ronnie Grew up in Twin Lakes, Minn., on the farm and attended school in Emmons, Minn., where he lived for the remainder of his life. He married Marlis Kay on December 23, 1980, and together they raised two children, Bill and Dawn.
Ronnie loved the outdoors and spent much of his time fishing and camping. He also loved woodworking and motorcycling. When he wasn’t engaged in work or his other hobbies, he could often be found tinkering in the garage.
Ronnie worked as a supervisor for Smithfield Foods for many years. He was also a member of the Bear Lake Church.
He is survived by his wife, Marlis; son. Bill (Terri) Hallman; son-in-Law, Ron Egge; mother, Edythe Thompson; brother, Lee (Mary) Jack; 8 grandchildren, 5 greatgrandchildren with 2 more on the way, and many nieces and nephews.
Those proceeding him in death are his father, Duane Thompson; sister, Marlene Thompson; brother, Neil Thompson; daughter, Dawn Egge; and his in-laws, Gene and Jan Hoy.


Lake Mills Graphic

204 N. Mill Street
Lake Mills, IA 50450

Office Number: (641) 592-4222
Fax Number: (641) 592-6397

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