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 Oral G. Thompson

Oral G. Thompson

Birth
Badger, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Death 24 Aug 1959 (aged 63)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Plot Hillcrest 2 Lot 130 Grave 6
Memorial ID 100110798 · View Source
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Obituary from the Fort Dodge Messenger, 8/25/1959, pg. 2:

O.G. Thompson Dies; Funeral On Thursday

Oral G. Thompson, 63, retired bakery employe, who made his home at 818 1/2 Central avenue, died at Veterans hospital, Des Moines, Monday, after a lingering illness. He had been a medical patient at the hospital since Aug. 3, and had been hospitalized there several times previously.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Thursday afternoon in Bruces Memorial chapel. Dr. L. D. Havighurst, pastor of the First Methodist chuch, will officiate an burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.

Born Feb. 22, 1896, at Badger, Mr. Thompson was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs Owen Thompson. He had been a resident of Webster county all his life. He served with the Rainbow Division artillery overseas during World War I. He was employed in the shipping department of the Pfaff Baking Company here for 30 years, until his retirement a number of years ago.

Surviving him are his wife, the former Nadine Cowan; two sons, . . . and Richard N. Thompson of Des Moines, and a daughter, . . . . Four grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Elmer [Julia] Groat of Badger, Mrs. Ted [Nora] Heath of Bay City, Mich., and Mrs. Alice Christianson of Fort Dodge; and four brothers, Clarence and Jesse Thompson of Fort Dodge, and B. Thompson and Norris Thompson of Bay City, Mich.

One sister, Mrs. Lilly Watland, preceded him in death.

Mr. Thompson was a member of the First Methodist church, the Fort Dodge American Legion post, Forty and Eight Voiture and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100110798
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oral G. Thompson (22 Feb 1896–24 Aug 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100110798, citing Fort Dodge Memorial Park, Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Airrow (contributor 46629499) .