Orrin Thompson, farmer, veteran, Lucent retiree

By on October 17, 2012

Orrin A. Thompson, 73, of Denver, and formerly of Salunga, passed away at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 following a brief illness.

Born in Madison, Minn., he was the son of the late Conrad and Marist Mebust Thompson.

He was a member of Zoar Lutheran Church of Revillo, S.D. Orrin served in the U.S. Air Force. A farmer most of his life, he retired from Lucent Tech of Reading.

He is survived by his children: Christopher (Martha) Thompson, of Clarkfield, Minn.; Jay Thompson, of Revillo, S.D.; Andrew (Mickie) Thompson, of Bellingham, Minn.; Kristi (Matt) Darkes, of Reamstown; Nicole (Jason) Sheetz, of New Holland; eight grandchildren; and a brother: Donald Thompson, Stowe, Vt.

A gathering was held at the Nissley Funeral Home, Mount Joy, Oct. 13.

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