Last Rites Held For Pioneer Mona Resident Tuesday, January 15
Last Rites Held For
Pioneer Mona Resident
Tuesday, January 15
Funeral services for Miss Mary Thompson, 85, who died Thursday, January 10 in Mona, were held at the Mona Lutheran church Tuesday, January 15 with the Rev. Stanley V. Gjervik officiating.
The Mona Ladies' choir gave the song service.
Miss Mary Thompson, daughter of George and Olgaar Thompson, was born in Sogndahl, Norway on October 13, 1867. She was baptized in her native land and emigrated to America with parents at the age of seven. The Mona community had since been her home.
She was confirmed at the Mona church by Pastor Mueller Eggen in his first confirmation class. She had been a faithful member of the church all her life.
Miss Thompson is survived by a sister, Mrs. Ella Dense, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Emma Robertson and Jennie Thompson and two brothers, Ole and John Thompson.
Interment was at Pleasant Hill cemetery with Rev. Gjervik in charge of committal services.