Thompson, Jonathan Thor

Thompson, Jonathan Thor

March 1, 1938 – June 4, 2016
Age 78 of Coon Rapids, passed away suddenly June 4, 2016. Preceded in death by his loving wife Ione; grandson Joey; parents John and Edna; brother-in-law David Wickert. Survived by daughter Julie Matter (Chuck); sons Steven (Patty), Robert and Greg (Laurie); grandchildren Drew, Katie, Ryan, Lisa and Kara; great grandchildren Kamren, Jameson, Trenton and Derick; brother David (Carol) and sister Linda Wickert. Born March 1, 1938 in Devil’s Lake, ND and married June 6, 1959 in Grand Forks. A graduate of UND, former teacher and longtime inspector for the city of Fridley, “Big Jon” was a quick-witted, kind hearted, loving family man and friend to many. Special thanks to the wonderful and caring staff at Highland Chateau of St. Paul. Memorial celebration to be held Sunday, July 17 at 10:00 AM at Aquatore Park West, Blaine. Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, North Branch, MN. Memorials to the American Diabetes Association. (Published in the Star Tribune on June 11, 2016)