The Lusk Herald
Leif H. Thompson
Leif H. Thompson, 58, of Philo, died at 7:20 p.m. Thursday February 14, 2002, at home. Memorial services were held at 3:30 P.M on Sunday, February 17, 2002, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1203 W. Green St., Urbana. Fellowship with the family was held after the service. Freese Funeral Home, Sidney, was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Thompson was born December 6, 1942, at Chadron, Nebraska, a son of Russell and Mary Jo (Norman) Thompson. He married Brenda Templeton on July 10, 1971, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Sasha Thompson Blackford (John Blackford) of Lakeville, Minnesota and Allie Thompson White (Christian White) of Rockford; his mother of Lusk, Wyoming; three brothers, Cody Thompson of Lusk, Tom Thompson of Whitney, Nebraska and Link Thompson of Gordon, Nebraska; and a sister, Roxanne Sharp of Lusk.
Mr. Thompson retired in 1999 from the University of Illinois as a professor in the animal science department. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Urbana. He studied at the University of Wyoming and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska. He received a master's degree and a doctorate in reproductive physiology at North Carolina State University.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 1203 W. Green St., Urbana, Illinois 61801 or Community Blood Services of Illinois, 1408 W. University Ave., Urbana, Illinois 61801.
Sasha Blackford (July 28, 1975 - May 8, 2006)Eleanor Joy Isham (October 26, 1928 - April 27, 2016)Lois Jean Martin (February 13, 1914 - September 15, 1989)Helen LaRue Norman (February 10, 1901 - August 22, 1992)Elsie Thompson (July 13, 1889 - August 24, 1959)John Russell Thompson (May 10, 1912 - February 12, 2001)Mary Josephine Thompson (May 28, 1921 - July 19, 2017)
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