William G. Thompson
William G. Thompson of Nerstrand, died on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault with the Reverend Richard L. Jorgensen, pastor of First English Lutheran Church, Faribault.
A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. and also on Monday for one hour prior to the services.
William G., the son of William J. and Violet (Schultz) Thompson was born on October 30, 1944 in Faribault. He graduated from Faribault High School. He was employed by Crown Cork and Seal, Faribault for over 33 years. Bill loved traveling; he enjoyed many trips including journeys to the Amazon and the Grand Canyon. He made several trips on his motorcycle to the west coast. Bill was a history buff and was an avid reader; he savored his National Geographic magazines and collected movies.
He is survived by his two sons, Dana (and Melissa) Thompson of Faribault and Shawn (and Amy) Thompson of Carver; three grandchildren, Zachary, Jordan and Connor Thompson; the mother of his children, Julie Thompson of Faribault; step father, Gordon Dettmer of Faribault; four siblings, Rose Marie (and Dennis) Buendorf of Faribault, Randy (and Mary Kay) Thompson of Faribault, Jim (and Annette) Thompson of Owatonna and Larry (and Tammy) Thompson of Faribault; nieces; nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William J. Thompson and Violet Thompson Dettmer.
Name: Rich Dulac
Date: Sunday December 12, 2010
When Bill and I were younger; One night after the bars closed we were a little tipsy and we took condoms and place them over door mirrors of a cop car. We loved to go cruzing around in Bill's old Ford. The back end was jacked up and the front was lowered, we had so much fun just bouncing all over town.