Vivian L. Thompson, age 60, of 310 East James Street, Dwight, IL, passed away Thursday August 11, 2011 at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, IL following a courageous battle with cancer.
Vivian was born January 28, 1951 in Escanaba, MI the daughter of Leo and Betty (Stewart) Brunette. She was raised in Gladstone and she was a 1969 graduate of Gladstone High School.
Vivian was united in marriage to Patrick Thompson at All Saints Church in Gladstone. They made their home in Dwight, IL where Vivian worked as a medical records secretary for Heritage Manor Nursing Homes.
Vivian was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dwight. She also belonged to the Red Hat Society and the Ladies Auxiliary of V.F.W. Post #2608.
In addition to her husband of 38 years, Pat, survivors include:
Son: Kevin Thompson of Dwight, IL
Daughter: Lori (James) Lewis of Steger, IL
Parents: Leo and Betty Brunette of Gladstone
Brother: Bruce (Amy) Brunette, Kaukauna, WI
Connie Brunette and Carla (Bill) Rowley, both of Escanaba
Grandchildren: Steven Roque, Josh and Haley Lewis
Great Grandchildren: Ava and Max Roque
Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins
Her infant brother, Stephen and Maternal and Paternal Grandparents, preceded Vivian in death.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday August 17, 2011 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial Services celebrating the life of Vivian L. Thompson will follow at 6:00 PM at the All Saints Church in Gladstone with Rev. Fr. Ronald Timock officiating. Luncheon will follow in the All Saints Church Parish Hall. Burial will be on Thursday at 10:00 AM at the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells, MI.