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Frank Tsosie Thompson
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1920
Crystal
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2008
New Mexico, USA

BREADSPRINGS Services for Frank Tsosie Thompson, 87, will be at 11 a.m., Thurdsday, June 5, 2008 at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Gallup. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.Thompson died June 2, 2008, in Bread Springs. He was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Crystal.Thompson served in Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment of the 2nd Marine Division and reached the rank of corporal. He was in the Marine Corps and served in Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Abemana Atoll, Saipan and Tinian as a Code Talker.In 2001, he was awarded a Congressional Silver Medal. He worked for the Navajo Tribe for 37 1/2 years. He was an active member of the Navajo Code talkers Association, member of the Veterans of Foreign War and a life member of the American Legion. His hobbies included traveling, coin and stamp collecting, locksmithing, carpentry and educating children about the American flag.Survivors include his wife, Janet B. Thompson of Bread Springs; sons, Floyd Thompson of Gallup, Frankie Thompson of Bread Springs, Terry Thompson of Bread Springs; daughters, Janice Thompson of Bread Springs, Cassandra Blodel of Republic of Palau, Francine Thompson of Bread Springs, Valeri Llopis; brother, Franklin Mose of Crystal; seven grandchildren.Thompson was preceded in death by his sisters, Isabelle Tsosie, Agnes Johnson, Ellarose Johnson, Caroline Thompson Roanhorse, Rita Mose, Julia Livingston; brother, Francis Tsosie Thompson.Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
Gallup
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Jun 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27324127
Frank Tsosie Thompson
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