Elaine L. Thompson, age 92 of Shawano, passed away Wednesday morning, February 28, 2018 in Shawano.
Elaine was born June 26, 1925 in the Town of Belle Plain, Shawano County, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late Werner and Augusta (Schutt) Braun. On November 15, 1947, Elaine was united in marriage to Earl Thompson at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. He preceded her in death on May 1, 2016. She was employed as a Certified Nurse’s Aide for over 30 years at Manor Care in Shawano. Elaine was a good and faithful member of St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. She spent many years caring for others, as that was her passion.
Survivors include her children, Diane WhiteEagle of Green Bay, David (Kristie) Thompson of Oregon, WI, and Christine (John) Fandrey of Antigo; nine grandchildren, Marvin (ReAnna) Matchopatow, Jr., Dannielle Matchopatow, Cory (Felicia) Matchopatow, Karysca (Ryan Vliestra) Hitz, David Earl Thompson, Micaela Jorgenson, Samantha Thompson, Ryan Thompson, and Caitlyn Thompson; ten great-grandchildren; her sister, Lucille Wolf; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl; Roosevelt Danner; and several siblings and their spouses.
Funeral services for Elaine L. Thompson will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Pastor Mark Baldwin will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano. Visitation will take place at the church on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are preferred in Elaine’s name to St. James Lutheran School.
Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements