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 Lowell N. “Butch” Thompson

Lowell N. “Butch” Thompson

Death 27 Jun 2011 (aged 74)
Burial Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Plot GM-K-105-C
Memorial ID 99087952 · View Source
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Lowell Thompson
Aug. 29, 1936 — June 27, 2011

Lowell N. "Butch" Thompson, 74, of Merrifield Avenue, Niles, died at 9:50 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.

He was born Aug. 29, 1936 in Niles to William Lloyd Thompson and Linnie Lillian (Coomes) Thompson. Butch lived in Niles all his life. He was a retired employee of Riblets Manufacturing in Elkhart, Ind. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and the Niles Senior Center. He enjoyed carpentry in his wood shop at home and camping, especially at Marcellus.

He married Bonnie Netta (Rankin) Thompson on Aug. 15, 1959 in Niles. She died Nov. 19, 1994. He was also preceded in death by his brothers: Robert Thompson, who died Feb. 1, 2002; Raymond Thompson, who died Sept. 21, 1990; and Roy Thompson, Sr., who died July 2, 1991.

He is survived by his daughters, Janet Hubbard of Pineville, Ark. and Debbie (Ed) Jasinski of Edwardsburg; a sister, Virginia Harwood of Niles; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at noon Friday, July 1 at Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles with the Rev. Janet Van Lear of Buchanan officiating.

Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles.
Friends may call beginning at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Home.
Niles Daily Star, Published online 8:58 pm Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

Obit obtained from Friends of Silverbrook website.

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  • Created by: Janet Personette
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 99087952
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lowell N. “Butch” Thompson (29 Aug 1936–27 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99087952, citing Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Janet Personette (contributor 47370228) .