Fern H. M. Thompson

Fern H. M. Thompson

Fern H. M. Thompson, age 89 of North Branch died on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Fern was born on July 5, 1925 in Fairmont to parents, Fred and Anna (Diekman) Ebeling. She was united in marriage to Robert Martin Thompson on August 9, 1945. Out of this marriage they had two sons and three daughters. After their marriage they lived in the Fairmont area. In 1979 they moved to Rock Creek to help manage the Truck Stop then in 1985 they moved to North Branch and managed TLC Greenhouses. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She also loved flowers, gardening and birds.
She is survived by one son, David Thompson of Cambridge; three daughters, Joyce (Wendell Wally) Lauseng of Fairmont and their children Nikki (Chad) Taylor and Justin (Alysia) Lauseng, Judy (Pete) Fish of North Branch and their children Michelle Shelly Petschke and significant other Tim, Shane (Marie) Petschke, Becky Petschke and significant other Hank, Sabrina Petschke and significant other Ryan and Jolene Thompson of North Branch and her children Vincent Thompson and Missy Thompson (fiance; Adam); brother-in-law Alvin Bud Thompson of Welcome; 12 great-grandchildren, four step-great grandchildren and one great great-granddaughter and two step-great great-grandchildren.
Fern is preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert in 1998; infant son Dale in 1956; sister Margaret Krumwiede and husband Richard; brothers Marlan Ebeling and wife Eileen, Gaylord Ebeling and wife Blondie; sister-in-law Alice Poulson; father and mother-in-law Fred and Ethel Thompson; sister-in-law Alma Thompson; brother-in-law Richard Thompson and wife Charlotte and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont with Chaplain Russ Steele officiating. Visitation will take place on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch and on Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont and also one hour prior to the service at funeral home on Tuesday. Interment follows the service at Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery in Fairmont.
Arrangements are under the direction of Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch and Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Condolences maybe left at www.grandstrandfh.com.

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