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Marjorie L. (Nelson) Thompson

June 23, 1924 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 96)

Obituary

Marjorie L. Thompson, 96, of Marshall died on Monday July 20, 2020 at Maplewood of Marshall.

Marge was born on June 23, 1924 in Ottosen, Iowa, to Omeal and Lily (Hellicksen) Nelson. She graduated from high school in Iowa.  On February 1, 1947 she married James W. Thompson Sr. in Iowa.  He preceded her in death in 1988.

Marge started working for Fabricators Marshall which later became Trim Parts when she retired in the mid-1980s.   She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.  Marge enjoyed art and was an avid painter.  She loved the outdoors working in her garden.

She is survived by her children, Jim (Jeanne) Thompson Jr, Debbie Rollo, and Bobby Thompson; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Peggy Snyder July 16, 2020; and a  sister Eleanor Brown.

Family will greet friends from 12-1pm on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Kempf Funeral and Cremation Service 723 Old US Hwy 27 N Marshall Mi 49068 with a funeral service taking place at 1pm with Reverend Anthony Voltattorni officiating.  Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens.  Memorial contributions are requested to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, or to Zion Lutheran Church.  Memorials can be mailed to the Kempf Funeral Home, PO Box 519, Marshall MI 49068 for delivery to the charity.  Leave a personal message and sign the online guestbook at http://www.kempffuneralhome.com A webcast of Marge’s service is available on her obituary page on the website.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
July 25, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US Hwy 27 N
Marshall, MI 49068

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 25, 2020

1:00 PM
Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US Hwy 27 N
Marshall, MI 49068

Graveside Service
Saturday
July 25, 2020

2:00 PM
Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens
1490 E Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, MI

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