SYLVIA M. THOMPSON Sylvia M. Thompson, age 93, of Menomonie, WI died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie, surrounded by her loving family. The former Sylvia May Behling was born August 12, 1911 in Dunn County, WI to Frank and Myrtle (Karnes) Behling. She was baptized and confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Menomonie. Sylvia married Arthur Thompson on Oct. 10, 1931 in Menomonie. Together they farmed in the Township of Weston for 45 years, and resided in Menomonie for the past 15 years. During the years of farming Sylvia also worked at Sun Ridge Apple Orchid and Sanna Dairies. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Menomonie for 40 years and an active member of the Hatchville Homemakers. Sylvia volunteered countless hours of mending at the Dunn County Health Care Center and she also loved to sew and bake for her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sylvia is survived by: A son, Don (Lola) Thompson of Menomonie A daughter, Doris (Robert) Kainz of Milltown A daughter-in-law, Lois Thompson-Baldwin of Luck 6 grandchildren, Ann (Bill) McLaughlin of Great Falls, MT Karen (Scott) Pauly of Menomonie Jill (Craig) Aakhus of Maple Grove, MN Denise (Michael) Berkholtz of Windsor Anthony (Tanya) Kainz of Finleyville, PA Chad Thompson of Menomonie 11 great-grandsons 3 great-granddaughters Her twin sisters, Laura Shafer of Pontiac, MI and Lois Larson of Menomonie She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur; a brother, Roy Behling; a son Arlo Thompson; a grandson, David Thompson; and a granddaughter, Mary Jo Thompson. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Rev. Ron Burke officiating. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran/Halvorson Cemetery in Menomonie. Family and friends may call at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday and at the church one hour prior to the service on Thursday. The family suggests memorials to Our Savior's Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.
SYLVIA M. THOMPSON Sylvia M. Thompson, age 93, of Menomonie, WI died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie, surrounded by her loving family. The former Sylvia May Behling was born August 12, 1911 in Dunn... View Obituary & Service Information
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