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Thomas Thompson Obituary

Thomas S. “Dutch” Thompson, 73, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at his home in Lake City.
    Dutch was born May 17, 1947, to George and Merry (Winkler) Thompson in St. Paul. He married his wife Theresa Dervie on Feb. 22, 1969, in St. Paul. Dutch joined the Marine Corps in March 1969 and was discharged in March 1971. He served during the Vietnam War. Dutch worked for IBM for 43 years as a mechanical designer/graphic designer until he retired. He was a member of the American Legion 8729 and of St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church of Lake City.
    Dutch was a brilliant builder and an amazing crafter, knitting hats for many people and organizations. He also had a hobby farm in which he took great pride. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
    Dutch is survived by his daughters, Michelle (Jim) Dahling of Red Wing, Kate (Vince) Meyer of St. Charles and Lynn Thompson of Rochester; his son, Dan (Shannon) Thompson of Andover, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Janine Thompson of St. Paul,  Merry Ann (Hank) Hodge of St. Paul and Ann (Ron) Schmidt of Farmington; and sister-in-law, Joan Thompson of Afton, Minn. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, George Thompson.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake City on Friday, July 24, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Matt Fasnacht presiding. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 23, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Anderson-Peterson Chapel in Lake City. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery in Lake City. Military honors will be by the American Legion Post 110 and VFW Post 8729. There will be a Celebration of Life in May of 2021. We will be following the COVID-19 policies for the mass and visitation. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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