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Nels Thompson

Male 1874 - 1962  (87 years)


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Former Delia Farmer Dies; Rites Thursday

DELIA — Nets Thompson, 87, a retired, farmer and resident of the Delia community for 65 years, died Monday evening at his home after a year’s illness.

He was born Aug. 24, 1874, in Maysville, Mo., moving to a farm six miles north of Delia in 1897.

He was a member of the Lutheran Church and the Masonic Lodge in Delia.

His widow, the former Alta Keller, Delia, survives. They were married March 6, 1899. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1949 and their 60th in 1959.

Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Stella Herrington, Silver Lake, Mrs. Christina Bowers, Delia; Mrs. Emma Bowers; Delia, and Miss Ina Thompson, 504 Woodland, Topeka; a brother, Chris Thompson, Delia; 11 grandchildren and six

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Delia Presbyterian Church with burial in Adrian Cemetery, Delia. The body will lie in state from Wednesday noon until Thursday noon at Verschelden Funeral Home, St, Marys.

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