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Eleanor M Simecka Thompson

Female 1907 - 2002  (95 years)


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  • Name Eleanor M Simecka Thompson 
    Born 12 Jan 1907  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Mar 2002  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6643  Rossville
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2018 

    Father Joseph Benjamin Simecka,   b. 4 Oct 1882, Willis, Brown County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1961, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Johanna Cander Simecka,   b. 8 Feb 1883, Everest, Brown County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1966, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1904  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Curtis Alfred Thompson,   b. 17 Mar 1908, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1961, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1929 
    Children 
     1. Nels Joseph Thompson
    +2. Neysa V Thompson Porter
    +3. Arlene M Thompson Holcomb Pusch Looker,   b. 22 Oct 1930, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2021, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. Marvin DeVere Thompson,   b. 13 Feb 1933, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 2017, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Vivian Thompson Bartello
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2021 21:55:17 
    Family ID F4908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Thompson, Eleanor 1
    Obituary- Thompson, Eleanor 1

    Eleanor Thompson
    ROSSVILLE Eleanor M. Thompson, 95, Rossville, died Thursday, March 7,2002, at a Rossville nursing home.

    Mrs. Thompson was a dietitian for the Delia Grade School for many years and had been a cook at St. Marys Manor. She also served as Delia city treasurer and she worked on the election board for many years.

    She was born Jan. 12,1907, in Delia, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Cantor Simecka. She graduated from Delia High School in 1925.

    Mrs. Thompson was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Delia.

    She married Curtis Alfred Thompson on Sept. 29,1929. He died July 12,1961. Mrs. Thompson also was preceded in death by a grandson, Dennis Holcomb, on March 25,1969.

    Survivors include two sons, Marvin Thompson and Nels Thompson, both of Topeka; three daughters, Arlene Looker, Topeka, Vivian Bartello, Marro Bay, Calif., and Neysa Porter, Mason, N.H.: a brother, Ben Simecka, Silver Lake; a sister. Josephine Constant, Topeka; 16 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

    Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Piper- Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in St. Marys. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Rossville Manor and sent in care of the funeral home.
    Obituary- Thompson, Eleanor 2
    Obituary- Thompson, Eleanor 2
    Eleanor Thompson
    Eleanor M. Thompson, 95, Rossville, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at Rossville Valley Manor where she had lived the past 13 years.

    She was born January 12,1907, in Delia, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Cantor Simecka.

    She lived all of her life in the Delia and Rossville communities. She was reared in the Delia community and was graduated from Delia High School in 1925. She was a dietician for the Delia Grade School for many years and had also been a cook at the St. Marys Manor. She served as the Delia City Treasurer and worked on the election board for many years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Delia.

    On September 29, 1928, she married Curtis Alfred Thompson. He died July 12, 1961. A grandson, Dennis Holcomb, died March 25, 1996. She was also preceded in death by sisters Loretta Dodds and Leona Paulini, and brothers Art Simecka, Raphael Simecka, and Leo Simecka.

    Survivors include two sons, Marvin Thompson and Nels Thompson, both of Topeka; three daughters, Arlene Looker, Topeka, Vivian Bartello, Morro Bay, CA, and Neysa Porter, Mason, NH; a brother, Ben Simecka, Silver Lake; a sister, Josephine Constant, Topeka; 16 grandchildren; four step- grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

    Her service wass at 10 a.m. Monday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys. There was a prayer service at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Valley Manor and sent in care of the funeral home.

    Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys was in charge of arrangements.
    Birthday- Thompson, Eleanor
    Birthday- Thompson, Eleanor
    It's Eleanor Thompson's 90th Birthday!

    Eleanor would enjoy hearing from her friends. There is a card shower -- please send a card to:
    Eleanor Thompson
    Rossville Valley Manor
    600 E. Perry
    Rossville, KS 66533-0787

    Born January 12, 1907, at Delia