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Carl Burton Thompson

Carl Burton Thompson

Male 1923 - 1958  (35 years)

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  • Name Carl Burton Thompson 
    Born 29 Sep 1923  Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Dec 1958  Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Brewster Cemetery, Brewster, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34  Thompson
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2005 

    Father Chancy Burton Thompson,   b. 08 Aug 1883, Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1963, Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Florence Annette Eppler,   b. 15 Feb 1896, Flint, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1980, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1914  Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marjorie Irene Starns 
    Children 
    +1. Twila Joan Thompson
    +2. Dennis Eugene Thompson,   b. 12 Nov 1946, Norton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 2003, Cheyenne, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +3. Judy Eilene Thompson
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2003 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos Carl and Margret Thompson
    Carl (3 months) and Margret (4 years)Thompson, taken abt Jan 1924. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Chancy and Florence (Eppler) Thompson's Children.
    Left to right: Bill, Letha, Margaret, Pat (in front of Margaret) and Carl almost hidden by Carol. Nancy is only one not in the photo. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson
    School picture 1939-1940 taken in Brewster, Kansas
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson, Senoir Brewster High School photo, Class of 1942.
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl and Marjorie (Starns) Thompson
    Taken about 1943-1944 (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    4 generations of Thompsons
    Chancey holding granddaughter Twila and son Carl on the left and his father William Sheldon Thompson on the right. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson
    One of the last photos taken before his fall.
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson
    Carl Burton Thompson

    Documents 1930 United States Federal Census Record - Llanos, Sherman County, Kansas - Sheet 2
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    Headstones
    Thompson, Carl Burton
    Thompson, Carl Burton
    Carl B. Thompson, Kansas, S1 USNR, World War II, Sept 29, 1923 - Dec 18 1958

  • Notes 
    • On 06 Dec 1958 Carl fell 75 feet off of a coal shute that was being torn down in Denver, Colorado. In Mercy Hospital in Denver he lived for 12 days after the fall
      and died on 18 Dec 1958.

      Obit:
      Injuries Received Recently In Fall Prove Fatal To Carl Thompson
      Injures which Carl B. Thompson, 35, received on December 06 proved to be fatal to him, and he passed away on December 18 in a Denver hospital.
      Mr. Thompson was critically injured when he fell 70 feet in an accident in Denver while working on a construction project which involved the erection of a coal chute for the Union Pacific Railroad. He passed away after twelve days, without regaining conscousness.
      The son of Bert and Florence Thompson, of Brewster, Carl Thompson was born in Racine, Wis. on September 29, 1923. He was reared in Northwest Kansas and attended the public schools in Brewster. He served for 27 months in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific and Eastern Theatre of war.
      He was united in marriage to Marjorie I. Starns on March 20, 1943 in Goodland, Kans., and the couple then farmed in this area. In 1952 he became an employee of the Union Pacfic Railroad in Sharon Springs in the water department, and in the spring of 1958 was transferred to LaSalle, Colo. He was on a leave of absence when the accident happened.
      He became a member of the Methodist Church while at Sharon Springs.
      In addition to his widow and psrents, he is survived by three children, Twila Joan, Dennis Eugene and Judy Ilene, all of the home. There also are five sisters, Mrs. Nancy Sporing, Goodland; Mrs. Letha Dickson, Sharon Springs; Mrs. Margaret Walker, Sharon Springs; Mrs. Carol Sporing, Brewster, and Mrs. Patricia Wolfe, Greeley; and onr brother, Wm Thompson, of Great Bend.
      Services were conducted on Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Methodist church in Brewster with the Rev. Crandall officiating, and he was assisted by the Rev. Sidney Dillinger.
      Interment was in the Brewster cemetery with the flag presentation made by members of the Brewster VFW Post who had served in the U.S. Navy.
      Arrangements were in charge of the Lester F. Sage Funeral Home of Goodland.

      Ex-Brewster man Dies Of Injuries
      Injuries received in a Mine(Coal Shute) accident ten days ago near LaSalle, Colo., proved fatel yesterday to Carl Thompson former Brewster resident.
      Mr. Thompson, 35, had been confined to a Denver hospital since the accident.
      His remains were returned to Goodland this afternoon on the Rock Island ralway.
      Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lester F. Sage Funeral Home.

      Information contributed by Twila Joan Thompson and Thomas Burton Thompson.


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