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Marvin H. Thompson
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Marvin H. Thompson

March 8, 2019

Marvin H. Thompson, 69, of Eau Claire, passed on Friday, March 8, 2019, at Dove Healthcare-West in Eau Claire.

He was born on December 6, 1949, to Harry and Francis Thompson in Eau Claire. He married Janet Faanes on September 1, 1973, at Hope Lutheran Church in Eau Claire, and to that union they had a daughter, Tammy.

Marvin loved teaching Tammy everything he knew about cars and fishing. He also loved to travel, go fishing, work on and show his car and build things.

Marvin was always willing to help out family and was a caring and giving man.

He is survived by his wife, Janet; daughter, Tammy Thompson; siblings, Lawrence, Merlin (Marvin’s Twin) and David; six sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Francis; in-laws, Thorvald “Gramps” and Edna Faanes; brother-in-law, John Faanes; sister-in-law, Judy Thompson (wife of Lawrence).

The family would like to thank Dr. Naqvi, the staff at Marshfield Medical Center, the staff at Dove Healthcare-West and the staff at St. Joseph’s Home Health & Hospice. They would also like to thank their family and friends for all the love and support during this difficult time.

A Celebration of Marvin’s Life will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Chippewa Valley Cremation Services—Celebration of Life Center, 1717 Devney Drive in Altoona. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of services at the Celebration Center.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services—Celebration of Life Center in Altoona is serving the family. 

 

Visitation

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Chippewa Valley Celebration of Life Center, Altoona

Service

7 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Chippewa Valley Celebration of Life Center, 1717 Devney Drive in Altoona.

Florist Information

May's Floral (715) 836-8220 All flowers are to be delivered by 2 p.m. to the Celebration Center

Condolences

  • Becklyn Henning Janet, sorry for your lost. I won't be able to see you and give you a hug, just know you are in my prayers.

    Becky Branshaw-Henning

    March 15 at 9:48am

  • Karla Weber Janet, I'm so sorry to hear about Marv. I wish I could get up there for his Celebration of Life service on Friday. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. He will forever be with you. Hugs and love you!

    Tammy, so sorry to hear about your dad. Know that he will be with you on your continued fishing excursions. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs and love you sweetie!

    March 13 at 2:20pm

  • Uncle Bob and Aunt Sandy Hugs to you Janet and Tammy at this sad sad time for you . Praying that God will send you peace and comfort as you grieve the lose of Marv We love you dearly UncleBob and Aunt Sandy

    March 13 at 1:59pm

  • Mary Berg Janet, Tammy, and family,
    I am so sorry to learn of your loss. May the love of family & friends help comfort you during this difficult time. Celebrate the good times & all the wonderful memorie until you see him again.

    March 12 at 8:04PM

  • sue hawkins So very sorry for your loss. May God comfort and give you strength at this difficult time.

    March 12 at 4:08PM

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