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Donald C. Thompson

June 1, 1935 August 7, 2020
Donald C. Thompson
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Donald Christian Thompson, age 85
June 1, 1935 ~ August 7, 2020

Donald was born on June 1, 1935 to Christian and Wilhemina (Klabunde) Thompson.
He was raised and went to school in Elk City, Nebraska and graduated from
Valley High School. (1952) He worked with his father on the farm for awhile.
Donald joined the army in 1958 for two years and served in Germany with Elvis Presley.
He later worked for Jones Automotive in Omaha and then McCardle Grading
for a number of years. Donald worked for Valley Landscaping from 1972 to 1984.
He accepted a position with Lyman-Richey Corp until his retirement in 2000.
Donald was a member of the Valley Volunteer Fire Department from 1971 - 1976,
captain in 1975 and Assistant Chief in 1976. He loved gardening and fishing.

Donald is preceded in death by grandson Heath; sisters Marion and Mabel.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Thompson of Fremont;
sons, Larry Thompson (Cynthia) of Bellevue, NE, Chris Thompson of Valley, NE;
brother, Erwin "Erv" Klablunde (Elaine) of Elkhorn, NE; 6 grandchildren,
Shannon Banks (Tyrone), Matt Thompson (Katie), Jeremy Bermel (Heather),
Nick Bermel (Niki), Corey Ainsworth (Emily), Kaitlyn Thompson; 15 great-grandchildren
and 4 great-great grandchildren.

Memorial Gathering-Thursday, August 13, 2020, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Dugan Funeral Chapel.

Current Covid-19 restrictions will be followed and the family suggests masks be worn.

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Gathering of Family and Friends




4:00 PM 8/13/2020 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/13/2020 7:00:00 PM
Dugan Funeral Chapel

751 North Lincoln Ave.
Fremont, NE 68025

Dugan Funeral Chapel
751 North Lincoln Ave. Fremont 68025 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Calvary United Methodist Church

2438 E 12th St
Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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