Thompson, Richard J.
Died unexpectedly on Sunday, December 14, 2014 age of 85 years. Loving father of Ann Marie (Marty) McPherson and Jacqueline Lendowski (Mike Hanson). Proud grandpa of Brittany McPherson. Brother-in-law of Betty Zwadzich. Mike’s daughters Kerry and Tracey and their families to whom he was like a grandpa. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by sister Lonnie and brothers Father George, Robert and James.
Visitation Friday, December 26 from 9-10 am at BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3100 S. 41st Street followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am. Interment and Military Honors to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Richard proudly served in the US Army in Korea. He was the Valedictorian of the 1957 graduating class at Spencerian college. Scoring the highest test score on the employment exam at AC Electronics his career included numerous contracts including the Apollo Space projects.
If so desired, memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project (WoundedWarriorProject.org) would be appreciated.
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