Marjorie B Thompson passed away at 8:00 pm Friday, November 29 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Winamac surrounded by family.
Marjorie was born September 4, 1923 at the old Galbreath homestead along the Tippecanoe River south of Winamac to the late Frederick Walter and Emma Ellen Galbreath Brinker. She was a 1941 graduate of Winamac High School. She married Norman S Thompson on June 8, 1941 and they celebrated 73 years of marriage before he passed away October 31, 2014.
Marjorie worked at the United Telephone Company as a telephone operator after high school and then stayed home to raise her family. In 1964, she went to work at the school as a secretary for Lamoin Nice and Richard Irven, then later became a secretary at the Eastern Pulaski Elementary Schooluntil she retired in 1983.
Marjorie always had a large garden and canned and preserved all of the extra produce that wasn't eaten. She loved working in her flower garden and was known for all of her beautiful flowers.
Marjorie was a former member of the Monroe Modern Homemakers Extension Club.
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Winamac.
She and Norman traveled to Florida to their winter home for many years where she enjoyed getting together with their Winamac friends. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her dog Mitzi.
Donald (Jean) Thompson, Winamac, Son
Larry (Jean) Thompson, Conyers, GA, Son
Richard (Denise) Thompson, Plano, TX, Son
June (Tom) Roth, Star City, Daughter
Angie Crawford, Tracy Brandenburg, Rebecca Riordan, Randy Thompson,Natalie Roth, Joe Roth, Kyle Roth, and Wyatt Roth
16 great grandchildren:
Bekah and Abby Brandenburg, Alex, Margo and Hannah Riordan; Trevor Thompson andVictoria Coldiron; Aria and Owen Roth, Griffin, Holden, Cameron, and Finley Roth;Colin, Brodie, and Hensley Roth.
2 great great grandchildren:
Macy and Leeland
Preceded in death:
Norman S Thompson, Husband
Mildred Powers, Sister
Mary Ellen Cook, Sister
Donald Paul Brinker, Infant Brother
Jennifer Jo Thompson Terry, Granddaughter
Visitation will be from 12 noon EST -2 PM EST on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM EST Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Pastor Jeff Seger officiating.
Burial will be in the McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Winamac, IN.
Memorial contributions may be given to the First Christian Church or to the Pulaski Animal Center.
Online Condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.