Thief River Falls - Doris Thompson, age 88, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at Valley Elder Care in Grand Forks, N.D.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls. Interment will follow at the Vang Cemetery, Vang, N.D.
Doris Ione (Craven) Thompson was born on May 11, 1925 in Hamilton, N.D., the daughter of Roy and Ione (Matthews) Craven. She attended country school near Walhalla, N.D.
Doris was united in marriage to James Thompson Sr. on Oct. 16, 1945 in Cavalier, N.D. They made their home first in Cavalier. Doris and James moved to Grand Forks, N.D., where they lived until 1965. The family moved to Thief River Falls, where they have since lived.
Doris loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed sewing, canning, baking, and gardening.
Doris is survived by her children, Betty Nelson of Grand Forks, N.D., James “Blondie” Thompson Jr. of Thief River Falls, and Vickie (Loren) Ho of Texas; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Ness of Minneapolis; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Thompson Sr.; brothers and sisters, Roy, Bud, Jean, Marie, Marlene, and Gladys.
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