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In Memory of

Rita Ann Thompson

December 30, 1920 - June 11, 2017

Obituary


Rita Ann Thompson, age 96, passed away on June 11, 2017 at home with her family by her side. Rita was born at her family home on Colfax Street in Detroit, Michigan on December 30, 1920 to Alice and Herman Kippert. She married William B. Thompson Sr. on June 14, 1941 and they were blessed with three children, William Jr., Margaret, and John. Rita and Bill moved to Lake Gage, Indiana during the 70's where they enjoyed many rounds of golf and boating on the lake. Rita loved to travel, play bridge, and spend time...

Rita Ann Thompson, age 96, passed away on June 11, 2017 at home with her family by her side. Rita was born at her family home on Colfax Street in Detroit, Michigan on December 30, 1920 to Alice and Herman Kippert. She married William B. Thompson Sr. on June 14, 1941 and they were blessed with three children, William Jr., Margaret, and John. Rita and Bill moved to Lake Gage, Indiana during the 70's where they enjoyed many rounds of golf and boating on the lake. Rita loved to travel, play bridge, and spend time with her family. She is survived by her three grandchildren, James (Kelly) Thompson, Donna (John) Lewandowski, and Jeff (Stephany) Thompson, one nephew George (Angie) Srofe, two nieces Pat (Clyde) Harris and Karen (John) Blix, and 7 great-grandchildren. Rita was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Lillian, her brother Bob, her husband Bill and her three children. Funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ, followed by burial at Resthaven Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita's memory to Hospice of the West.