Richard Lee Thompson
July 18, 1952 - January 25, 2012
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Richard Lee Thompson, 59, of Grand Forks, ND died Wednesday, January 25, 2012 in his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Richard L. Thompson was born on July 18, 1952 in Minneapolis, MN the son of Marvin and Phyllis (Sterma) Thompson. He grew up and attended school in Minneapolis, MN graduating from High School there. Richard served in the United States Air Force for 20 years before retiring in 1991 and being honorably discharged, he was a member of the Red Horse Division from 1973 – 1980. Richard married Mun Yong Cha “Linda” in 1980. He married Tina Sivertson on September 25, 1993.
Richard currently worked for Waste Management in Grand Forks. Richard enjoyed hunting, four-wheeling and camping. He was also a member of the East Grand Forks American Legion for 29 years.
Richard is survived by:
Son: Brandon Thompson – Grand Forks
Daughter: Susan (Bryan) Woods – Lawrenceville, Georgia
Mother: Phyllis Thompson – Minneapolis, MN
Brothers: Marvin, Jr. “Tom” Thompson – New York
Bruce (Vicki) Thompson – Northfield, MN
Sisters: Patti (Steve) Byard – Duluth, MN
Nancy Allen – Plymouth, MN
Grandchildren: Alexis and Bryan, Jr. Woods
Several Nieces and Nephews
He was preceded in death by his father Marvin and a brother, Charles “Chuck” Thompson.


Saturday January 28, 2012, 11:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Visitation and Prayer Service

Friday January 27, 2012, 5 to 7 PM at Amundson Funeral Home
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A prayer service will take place at 7PM in Amundson Funeral home.


Saturday January 28, 2012, 1:30 PM at Memorial Park South Cemetery
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