Glen Arthur Thompson, 84, died Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Ravenwood Nursing and Rehab Center, Waterloo of natural causes. A visitation was held Sunday, June 26, 2011 from 4-7 p.m. at the Overton Funeral Home, Traer. A memorial service was held Monday, June 27, 2011 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Traer. Internment was at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery, rural Clutier.
Glen Arthur Thompson was born March 26, 1927 in rural route Traer to Alexander and Mary Lavina (Hall) Thompson. He attended country school and later received his GED. He served in the Army during WWII and Korea and after his discharge he worked as a carpenter. He married Marian Sebetka on June 24, 1952 and they made their home all their married life on the family farm south of Traer. After Marian's death on January 27, 2002 Glen remained on the farm and more recently entered Ravenwood Nursing and Rehab Center in Waterloo where his death came on Thursday June 23, 2011 at the age of 84 years. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and also St. Paul's Catholic Church. Glen is preceded in death by his parents; wife Marian; brothers, Richard, Clifford, Bert, Robert, David, Dale & Jay. Glen is survived by two sisters, Bernice Thompson and Ethel Brooks of Monett, MO and several nieces and nephews.