EVART — Lena L. Thompson of Hartwick Township near Evart passed away peacefully at home Monday, July 9, 2018. She was 91.
Lena was born November 27, 1926 in Ashton, Michigan, to William and Laura A. (McIntyre) Keso. She graduated from LeRoy High School in 1944. Lena married Fay E. Thompson on December 31, 1973 in Evart and he preceded her in death in 2008. Mrs. Thompson’s greatest joy in life was her family.
Lena is survived by three daughters, Calla (Claude) Dean of LeRoy, Willa Flinton of Evart, Rose Chipman of Reed City; her son, William (Jo) Peppler of Big Rapids; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fay E. Thompson; her son, Bud Peppler; grandsons, Brett and Ronnie; and her sister, Rosella Holmquist.
A private family graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Cherry Valley Cemetery, Hartwick Township, Osceola County, Michigan, with Pastor Neil Mowat officiating. Private visitation is Thursday from noon until 2 p.m. at the Corey Funeral Home in Evart.