Ed Thomson, 85, St. Francis Home, Breckenridge, MN, formerly of rural Wolverton, MN, died March 27, 2005 at St Francis Home, Breckenridge, MN. ¬†His funeral will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2005 at 11:30 AM at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Kent, MN with Fr. Kenneth Popp officiating. ¬†Visitation will be Wednesday, March 30, from
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a prayer Service at 6:30 PM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge, MN. ¬†There will also be visitation one hour prior to the funeral at the church. ¬†Interment will be at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery, Kent, MN.
Ed is survived by: His brother and sister-in-law: Leo and Lois Thomson, Barnesville, MN; His sisters: Martha Baebler, Barnesville, MN; Gladys Loff, Clinton, MN; Lorraine Gehrig, Barnesville, MN; Many nieces, nephews and cousins
He is preceded by: His wife: Patricia Thomson; His parents: Theodore and Mary Thomson; His brothers: Alfred and Lloyd; His sisters: Josephine Solien, Esther LeNoue, and Evelyn Fjeldseth.
Edward Theodore Thomson was born October 8, 1919, in Roberts Township near Kent, MN, the son of Theodore and Mary (Pesheck) Thomson. ¬†After completing his schooling in Wilkin County country school he spent his entire life farming. ¬†Ed had a great love for his animals and was an expert farrier. ¬†¬†
On May 24, 1958, Edward was united in marriage to Patricia Devine at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Fargo. ND. ¬†They made their home and farmed in Mitchell Township, Wilkin County, MN. Patricia preceded him in death on June 15, 1976. ¬†Ed remained on the farm until he became a resident of St. Francis Home on September 1, 2000. ¬†He was a life long member of St. Thomas Parish in Kent, MN. ¬†¬†¬†
Pallbearers: ¬†Cheryl Peck, Curtis Thomson, Robert LeNoue, Ronald Baebler, Timothy Gehrig, Terrance Gehrig