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 Erma Josephine <I>Marek</I> Thompson

Erma Josephine Marek Thompson

Oldham, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA
Death 31 Jul 2005 (aged 87)
Lake Preston, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Lake Preston, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 11471414 · View Source
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Funeral services will be Fri., Aug. 5, for Erma Josephine Thompson, 87, Lake Preston, who died July 31, 2005, at Kingsbury Memorial Manor there. The Rev. Pam Fitzerald will officiate in Lake Preston Lutheran Church, and burial will be in the North Preston Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation at the Johnson-Henry Funeral Chapel in Lake Preston.

Erma Marek was born Dec. 8, 1917, on a farm near Oldham to Paul and Minnie (Larson) Marek. She attended Whitewood #2 country school and then a year of high school at Oldham before working as a hired girl in 1932.

She married Leonard Thompson in DeSmet on Jan. 1, 1936, and lived at Lake Preston. She taught Sunday School. They remained on the farm until his death on Sept. 7, 1984. She moved into town and three years ago to Kingsbury Memorial Manor.

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  • Maintained by: B. Thompson
  • Originally Created by: DonZas
  • Added: 3 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11471414
  • B. Thompson
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Erma Josephine Marek Thompson (8 Dec 1917–31 Jul 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11471414, citing North Preston Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Preston, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by B. Thompson (contributor 47851495) .