Adolph Thompson obituary
THE LYLE TRIBUNE Feb. 2 1951
Funeral services for Adolph Thompson were conducted by Rev Gjervik at the Mona Lutheran Church on Saturday afternoon. Interment was at Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Adolph Thompson, son of Knute and Martha Thompson, was born December 18, 1883 on a farm east of Mona in Mitchell County, Iowa. As a lad, he moved with his parents to the farm south of Mona where he has since resided. He was baptized and confirmed in the Mona Lutheran church by the Rev. J M Eggen.
On May 1, 1937, he was united in marriage to Elvira Westrum.
Although he had not felt well [illegibile:?] winter, he was up and around about nine o'clock Monday [illegible:morning or evening?] Jan. 22, when he suddenly [illegible:passed?] away from coronary thrombosis.
He is survived by his wife, two sisters, Mrs Rose Onnestad, of [illegible:Danbury?] Wis., and Josie Thompson Madison; Wis.; four nieces and nephew besides other relatives friends.
[illegible:?] always sit and think of you
of the way you died.
that you could not say good-
[illegible:?] you closed your eyes.
[illegible:?] blow was hard, the shock
ever thought your death so
only those who have lost can
pain of parting without a
had a smile for everyone,
heart as pure as gold;
those who knew and loved you,
your memory will never grow old
Him, Jesus in your keeping,
we reach that golden shore
Oh Master, let us have him
and love him as we did before.
Heartfelt thanks to Rev. Gjervik, pallbearers, the ladies chorus, [illegible:?] the ladies who furnished, served the lunch, those who flowers and memorials, and the neighbors and friends who [illegible:?] their kindness in so many during my bereavement-the of my husband.
Mrs. Adolph Thompson