|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 2012|
Vera J. Thomson, 85, 4651 Ramsgate Dr., Chubbuck, Idaho passed away January 29, 2012 peacefully at her home in Chubbuck, Idaho following a courageous battle with cancer. Vera was born on October 26, 1926 to Henry and Anna Lippert Schaefer in Ashton, Idaho. She attended school in Ashton graduating from North Fremont High School,. Vera married Ronald L. Thomson on September 7, 1945. They lived and farmed in Teton City, Idaho. They raised two children, Ron and Cynthia. Vera was an avid golfer and bowler, winning many tournaments in both. She also enjoyed spending time at the Senior Center playing cards. She was a homemaker and also worked at Western Auto, The Rexburg Food Center, and The Silver Horseshoe. She later moved to Pocatello where she enjoyed the company of many new friends at the Senior Center, and later her Cancer Hope Group.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Anna Schaefer; a brother, Lawrence Schaefer and a sisters, Marie (still born), and Betty Ann Twomey. Survivors include children, Ron (Mary) Thomson, Idaho Falls and Cynthia "Cyndi" Colaianni, Pocatello; grandchildren Troy (Dianna) Thomson, Fruita, Colorado; Mimi (John) Priest, Gresham, Oregon; Andria (Douglas) Wiebe, Idaho Falls; Tiffany (Mitchell) Greer, Pocatello; and Nicholas Sasser, Pocatello; she is also survived by nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Downard Funeral Home, 241 North Garfield Ave. in Pocatello. Danny Harry will be officiating. Interment will be held at the Teton Newdale Cemetery at approximately 1:30 P.M. the same day.
The family would like to extend a special Thanks to the members of the Portneuf Cancer Hope Support Group and Alliance Home Health Caregivers especially Leticia, Eloise, Stacy, Whitney, Kelly, Lisa and Danny and Dr. Thayne.
Henry A. Schaefer (1896 - 1986)
Anna Wilhemine Lippert Schaefer (1900 - 1989)
Ronald Lindsey Thomson (1923 - 1994)
Lorenz Wilhelm Schaefer (1925 - 1976)*
Vera J Schaefer Thomson (1926 - 2012)
Marie Louise Schaefer (1939 - 1939)*
Created by: Annie
Record added: Jan 30, 2012
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