IN MEMORIAM


| March/April 1995


DELOSS THOMPSON, of Bird City, Kansas, passed away November 18, 1994 at the age of 76.

Dee, as he was known by all, was born in Mason City, Iowa, but grew to man hood in Ft. Lupton, Colorado. He en listed in the Navy in December 1943 and served in the South Pacific aboard PT boats as an electrician's mate until his discharge in December 1945. He then moved to Denver, Colorado, where he was an electrician on many large construction jobs until his retirement in 1980.

He and his wife then moved to Bird City, where the family was active in the Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association. Dee helped with construction at the show site, and oversaw the stationary gas engine row with his wife during the four days of the show.

Dee was a friend of many, and will be missed by not only the Antique Association but the town also. He was a life member of the V.F.W. Post #3971 in Denver, and a life member of the American Legion Post #352 in Bird City. A military memorial service was held November 28, 1994, in Bird City.

Dee is survived by his wife Margaret, daughters Peggy Ertler and Deanna Nervig and their husbands. His son William, also an antique buff, preceded him in death.

Submitted by Margaret Thompson, Box 138, Bird City, Kansas 67731.






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