Honoring the Life by Telling the Story

Donald H. Thompson, Jr.

November 26, 2019
South Milwaukee, WI


Military Honors Inurnment Ceremony

Friday, January 24, 2020
2:00 PM CST
Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
21731 Spring Street
Union Grove, WI 53182
(888) 823-3789

Celebration of Life Gathering

Friday, January 24, 2020
4:30 PM to 8:30 PM CST
Alverno College Conference Center
3400 S. 43rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53219


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Donald H. Thompson, Jr.

Age 68, passed away peacefully november 26, 2019, surrounded by fmaily after his courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 40 years of Cheryl (nee Czerwinski). Loving and cherished father of Courtney Thompson and Rebecca (Dusko) Thompson-Dronjak. Awesome "Bumpa" of Shane, Madeline and Nina. Brother of Beth Ruby, John (Julie) Thompson, Karen (Jim) Lex, and Maria Ledger. Step-brother of John (Veronica) Lerjarzar. Brother-in-law of Jeff (Darlene) Czerwinski. Further survived by nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends.

Don was preceded in death by his father, Donald Thompson, Sr., his mother, Lorraine "Pedie" (nee LePine) Machak, brothers Paul and Garth Thompson and brother-in-law, Dave Ruby.

Don was a proud U.S. Air Force veteran and recent retiree of Alverno College after 41 years of dedicated service.

Don's urn will be placed at Southern Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring Street, Union Grove, WI 53182 on Friday, January 24, 2020 with Military Honors Ceremony at 2:00 PM. After the placement at the Cemetery, family and friends will gather to celebrate Don's life at Alverno College Conference Center, 3400 S. 43rd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53219 from 4:30 PM until 8:30 PM.

Memorials to the family are greatly appreciated. A Go-Fund-Me page has been established if you wish to donate online: GoFundMe/Don Thompson's memorial fund.