DONNA MAE THOMPSON May 12, 1937 - February 16, 2017

DONNA MAE THOMPSON May 12, 1937 - February 16, 2017

Donna M. Thompson, 79, of Cumberland died Thursday, February 16, 2017 at her home. She was born May 12, 1937 in Rice Lake, WI to Carl and Grace (Tosterud) Nieman. She was married on October 1, 1955 to Lawrence Thompson. Donna enjoyed spending time in her garden, cooking, canning and reading. She was part of the quilting group at the Timberland Church and provided her grandchildren with homemade quilts.

Donna is survived by her husband: Lawrence of Cumberland; daughters: Cherry (Mickey) Bekela of Wellington, CO, Pam Thompson of Cumberland, Christine Thompson of Rice Lake and Nancy Thompson (Mark Fogelberg) of Cumberland; sons: Larry (Wanda) Thompson of Cumberland and Jeffrey (Margie) Thompson of Barron; grandchildren: Angie Gonzales, Donnie Albee, Jessica Haley, Derrick Haley, Natasha Busch, Kristin Johnson, Miranda Paulson, Patrick Green, Austin Keller, Jenna Mehalek, Cassandra Mehalek, Matthew Thompson, Brian Thompson, Stacia Thompson, Brooke Thompson, Eric Thompson and Alex Thompson; 13 great grandchildren and brothers: Roger Nieman of Blaine, MN and Mitch Nieman of Cameron. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Kyle and sister, Marlene Churchill.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, February 23, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Cumberland, WI with Rev. John Miels officiating. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Cumberland. Pallbearers are Eric Thompson, Alex Thompson, Matthew Thompson, Brian Thompson, Austin Keller and Derrick Haley. Honorary pallbearer is Donnie Albee. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM on Thursday at the church.


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