Michael Thompson, 61

 

Michael Ray Thompson, 61, of Lonsdale, formerly of Marshall, died unexpectedly at his home on Monday, March 4, 2013.
Michael worked and  later retired from the City of Marshall, and was a former member of the Marshall Volunteer Fire Department. He was the current commander of the Lonsdale American Legion Post and was also an active volunteer/member of the Fort Snelling Honor Guard Monday Squad.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years Rebecca; children Bennett (and fiance Liz Knutson), and Holland (Steven) Michog; grandchildren Madison and Mackenzie Michog; and a sister Kristie (Terry) Flemming.
He was preceded in death by his parents Alvin and Nina Thompson.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 8, at the Trondhjem Lutheran Church in Lonsdale. 
Military honors were provided by the Lonsdale American Legion.
Interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis at a later date.
Memorial visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the White Funeral Home in Lonsdale, and Friday one hour prior to the service at church.