John Stanley Thompson, son of Guiese and Orpha Thompson, brother of Richard Thompson, passed away peacefully Aug. 27 from natural causes.
John, known as Stanley, grew up in Jefferson.
He left Jefferson to marry a girl from Fort Dodge, Norma Trimpl, in 1950. They have three surviving children, Debra, Doreen and Bruce, and four grandchildren: Jordan and Justin Greenberg, McKenzie and Johnny Thompson.
At the time of his passing, he was residing in Phoenix. He is survived there by his girlfriend, Alice Lake.
John lived a long 89 years, from Omaha to Kansas City, The Lake of the Ozarks to Dallas, Texas. And after a long motor home adventure, he decided to reside in Phoenix.
He was a wonderful son, father and grandfather.
His wishes will be fulfilled by the Neptune Society, with a sprinkling of his ashes at a future date.