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Don Leonard ThompsonAge: 86 years19182005

Name
Don Leonard Thompson
Birth June 15, 1918 35 31
Note: Illinois, Cook, Palatine, Roll T625_362, ED178, St#4B, p920. Enumeration Date 9 Jan 1920. image 0495
Death of a maternal grandmotherHenrietta Aline Taege
December 20, 1929 (Age 11 years)
Death of a brotherJohn “Jack” Thompson
July 12, 1942 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherNordahl Leonard (Ed) Thompson
February 1, 1948 (Age 29 years)
Note: Death certificate # 0006415
Death of a motherBertha Marie Torgler
April 2, 1968 (Age 49 years)
Death May 22, 2005 (Age 86 years)
Citation details: 337-01-2939
Burial May 26, 2005 (4 days after death)
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father
mother
Marriage: 1911Illinois
5 years
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John “Jack” Thompson
Birth: July 24, 1915 32 28Palatine, Cook, Illinois
Death: July 12, 1942Trinidad
3 years
himself
Don Leonard Thompson
Birth: June 15, 1918 35 31Palatine, Cook, Illinois
Death: May 22, 2005Barrington, Cook, Illinois

Birth1920 Federal Census
Note: Illinois, Cook, Palatine, Roll T625_362, ED178, St#4B, p920. Enumeration Date 9 Jan 1920. image 0495
DeathSocial Security IND
Citation details: 337-01-2939
Birth
Illinois, Cook, Palatine, Roll T625_362, ED178, St#4B, p920. Enumeration Date 9 Jan 1920. image 0495
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address 500 So. Dundee, Barrington, Illinois 60010 Funeral services for Don L. Thompson, 86, of Barrington since 1940, will be held at 11 am today (May26) at St. MAtthew Lutheran Church, where there will be visitation from 9:30 am until the time of service. The Rev. Robert L. Moll and Rev Gerald Schalk will officiate. Born June 15, 1918, in Palatine, Mr. Thompson died May 22 at Governors Park of Barrington. He was a former partner in Business Stationers and had the Master Assressers Co., franchise for the Chicago area. He was a member of the Barrington Area Council on Aging and was in the Sr. Citizen's Hall of Fame for Service. He was a past commander of the VFW Barrington Memorial Post 7706, and a member of American Legion Barrington Post 158. Mr. Thompson served in the aArmy from Aug 20 1943 to Dec 7 1945, during which time he received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star; he had been wounded in Okinawa. He was a volunteer at North Chicago VA Medical Center, where he served 4,189 hours and 20 years of service to veterans in the VA Volunteer Program. Survivors include his wife, Fran (nee Buesching); two children, Dron R. (Nancy) of Barrington and Pam (Mark) Wilson of Iowa City, Iowa; his grandchildren, Stacy (Brad) Sparesus, Christopher (Kaaryn), Jason Wilson and Alissa (Jason) Hansel; and three great-grandchildren, Alexandra and Jack Sparesus. and Haarley. He was preceded om death by his parents, Nordahl and Betsy (nee Torgler); a brother, Jack; and a daughter-in-law, Mary. Barrington Courier Review 2005 Don L. Thompson of Barrington since 1940 Funeral services for Don L. Thompson, 86, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, where there will be visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. The Rev. Robert L. Moll and Rev. Gerald Schalk will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington. Born June 15, 1918, in Palatine, he passed away Sunday, May 22, 2005, at Governors Park of Barrington. He was a former partner in Business Stationers and had the Master Addressers Company franchise for the Chicago area. He was a member of the Barrington Area Council on Aging and was in the Senior Citizen's Hall of Fame for service. He was a past commander of the VFW Barrington Memorial Post 7706, and a member of American Legion Barrington Post 158. Mr. Thompson served in the Army from Aug. 20, 1943 to Dec. 7, 1945, during which time he received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star; he had been wounded in Okinawa. He was a volunteer at North Chicago VA Medical Center, where he served 4,189 hours and 20 years of service to veterans in the VA Volunteer Program. Survivors include his wife, Fran (nee Buesching); children, Don R. (Nancy) of Barrington and Pam (Mark) Wilson of Iowa City, Iowa; grandchildren, Stacy (Brad) Sparesus, Christopher (Karyn) Thompson, Jason Wilson and Alissa (Jason) Hansel; and great-grandchildren, Alexandra and Jack Sparesus, and Harley Thompson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nordahl and Betsy (nee Torgler); brother, Jack; and daughter-in-law, Mary Thompson. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Don's name can be made to the North Chicago VA Medical Center, 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064, or St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Music Ministry, 720 Dundee Ave., Barrington, IL 60010. Arrangements were made by the Davenport Family Funeral Home, Barrington. For information, 847-381-3411. ?Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on 5/23/2005.