Herbert Ferdinand Thompson, age 81, of Howard Lake, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 21, 2009.
He was born June 6, 1928, in Hoff Township, Pope County, MN.
Herbert was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Hilma Thompson; and two sisters, Lillian and Jean Rachel.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; six children: Robb (Carmen), Jakki (Roger), Albert (Sandra), Jeff (Netti), Mary, and John; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mae (Onan), and Marian (Don); and many other family and friends.
The funeral service took place Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Howard Lake with the Rev. Joel Swedberg officiating. Music was provided by Grant Judd. Interment was at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake.