Richard Nels Thompson, 82, passed away on August 16, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born on February 18, 1934 in Coleman, South Dakota.
His wife of 50 years, Vaughn Marie Thompson, preceded him in passing on July 23, 2009.
He is survived by his children: Carrie (Darrel) Johnson, Laurie Rudolph, Brenda (Randy) Johnson; his grandchildren: Rachel and Ryan Johnson, Brandon, Jacob and BreAnn Rudolph, Zack and Luke Johnson; and 5 great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, August 29, 2016 at A Wise Choice Desert View Chapel, 9702 East Apache Trail, Mesa, Arizona 85207.