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Dennis L. Thompson

Posted on Feb. 13, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Jan. 19, 1946 - Feb. 10, 2013

TOPKEA — Dennis L. Thompson, 67, of Topeka, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

He was born Jan. 19, 1946, in Sturgis, Mich., to Wayne L. and June (Bower) Thompson.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving his country during Vietnam. He was a member of Rome City American Legion Post 381.

He attended the New Freedom Baptist Church in LaGrange.

On Feb. 2, 1995, he married Jackie Hale in LaGrange. She survives in Topeka.

Also surviving is a son, Dennis L. Thompson Jr. of Topeka; stepdaughters, Iolet Risedorph and Julie Stacy, both of Kendallville; stepson James Stacy of Topeka; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sister Marjorie Thompson and her fiancée, Tom Watson, of Schererville.

Viewing will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 West Michigan St.. LaGrange. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Eden Cemetery, Topeka.

Memorials may be contributed to the Elijah Haven Crisis Intervention Center.