WILMA M. THOMPSON
EAGLE GROVE – Wilma Maxine Thompson, the daughter of Clifford and Mae (Iehl) Bobst, was born March 9, 1923, in Alexander, Iowa. She was raised and educated in the area of her birth.
On October 19, 1946, Wilma was united in marriage with Palmer L. Thompson in Beaumont, Texas. The couple made their home around Thor before moving to Eagle Grove in 1966. Palmer preceded her in death on January 19, 2000.
Wilma worked as a Nurse’s Aide for 24 years in Clarion. She enjoyed reading, doing puzzles and working outdoors in the yard.
Wilma passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion, at the age of 90 years. She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Judith Johnson; son-in-law, Jim Johnson and brother, Merlin Bobst.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Deimerly of Eagle Grove; grandsons, Rick Deimerly and wife Kathy of Fulton, MO; Jason Deimerly and wife Debbie of Fresno, CA; granddaughter, Stephanie Wimmer and husband Troy of Sioux City and great-grandchildren: Canon, Amanda, Cassie, Ryan and Olivia.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 10, 2013, 1:30 p.m. at Samuel Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove with Pastor Richard Taylor officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Eagle Grove.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family. www.foustfh.com