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Dwight Lee Thompson, Sr.

Dwight Lee Thompson, Sr.

Male 1926 - 1991  (64 years)

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  • Name Dwight Lee Thompson  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Nickname Tom 
    Born 04 Aug 1926  Edson, Sherman County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1991  Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 01 Feb 1991  Highland Memorial Cemetery, Thornton, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1  Thompson
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2012 

    Father Elmer Alexander Thompson,   b. 20 Jul 1901, Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1987, Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Thelma Loretta Nicholas,   b. 13 Jun 1906, Tipton, Mitchell County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 2003, Thornton, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1925  Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emilee Vada Frodin 
    Children 
    +1. Connie Jean Thompson,   b. 11 Dec 1945, St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1997, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +2. Robert Lee Thompson
    +3. Timothy Lynn Thompson
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Virginia Emma Schroth,   b. 18 Jan 1922, Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 2011, Saxton Riverside Care Center, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1963  Denver, Denver County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • After Dwight Jr. was born there were 2 other pregnancies, but both were miscarriages.
    Children 
    +1. Dwight Lee Thompson, Jr.
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2012 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson's baby picture, taken at 5 months old in January 1927.
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Taken in 1930, note the outhouse in the background, Dwight used to say that the wind would blow it over, as in this photo.
    Dwight Lee Thompson, Sr.
    Dwight Lee Thompson, Sr.
    Photo of Dwight apparently from May 1945. Uploaded by Tim Thompson (Dwight's son) on 17 Jan 2003.
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Taken March 1989.

    Documents
    1930 United States Federal Census Record - Llanos Township, Sherman County, Kansas - Sheet 3
    1930 United States Federal Census Record - Llanos Township, Sherman County, Kansas - Sheet 3

    Headstones
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Dwight Lee Thompson
    Thompson, Dwight L. 1926 - 1991, Virginia E. 1922 -
    Dwight and Virginia Thompson Tombstone
    Dwight and Virginia Thompson Tombstone
    Thompson
    Dwight L 1926 - 1991
    Virginia E 1922 - 2011
    Plot: Victory Lawn Crypt Lot 80, Section D, Sp

    Histories
    Dwight Thompson Wartime Letters
    Dwight Thompson Wartime Letters
    Dwight Thompson's time in service as a
    Merchant Marine

  • Notes 
    • Dwight started to walk on 21 Jun 1927.

      Dwight died at 4:58 PM. at Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center.

      PallBearers at Dwight's Funeral were:
      Abe Gutierrez Sr., Buck Johnson, Cliff McLaughlin, Rusty Tripp, Don Young Jr., Don Young Sr.

      Obit:
      Dwight Lee Thompson
      Retired machinist, 64
      Dwight Lee Thompson of Commerce City, a retired machinist, died Tuesday in Denver. He was 64.
      Services were yesterday at Olinger Mortuary. Interment was in Highland Cemetery.
      He was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Edson, Kan., and served with the Merchant Marine during World War II. On Jan. 30, 1963, he married Virginia E. Schroth in Denver.
      Thompson was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7945 and Eagles Lodge No. 3461.
      He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Connie J. Thompson, Scottsdale, Ariz.; three sons, Robert L., Thibodaux, La., Timothy L., Malibu, Calif., and Dwight L. Jr., Commerce City; three stepsons, Charles R. Tripp, Clarksdale, Mo., Sheldon D. Tripp, Oklahoma City, and Michael R. Tripp, Los Angeles; a stepdaughter, Cheryl K. Gutierrez, Commerce City; two brothers, Gerald C., Broomfield, and James, Westminster; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandsons.
      Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2255 S. Oneida St., Denver 80224; or the Bonfils Blood Bank, 4200 E. Ninth Ave., Denver 80220.

      THOMPSON
      Dwight Lee Thompson, Commerce City. Husband of Virginia Thompson; son of Thelma Thompson, Westminster; father of Connie Thompson, Scottsdale, AZ; Robert L. Thompson, Thibodauz, LA; Timothy L. Thompson, Maliba, CA; Dwight L. Thompson, Jr, Commerce City; stepfather of Charles R. Tripp Sr., Clarksdale, MO; Sheldon D. Tripp, Oklahoma City, OK; Micheal R. Tripp, Los Angeles, CA; Cheryl K. Gutierrez, Commerce City; grandfather of 18, great grandfather of eight; brother of Gerald C. Thompson, Broomfield; James Thompson, Westminster, Services 3 p.m. Friday, OLINGER's HIGHLAND CHAPEL, Arrangements by Olinger's Highland Mortuary, 104th & Valley Hiway.

    Born:
    • Birth Certficate on file.

    Died:
    • Death Certficate on file.

    Buried:
    • Victory Lawn Crypt Lot 80, Section D, Space 1 Lower

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Information was received from this person (Reliability: 3), 27 Oct 2004.


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