Rose E. ThompsonRose E. Thompson of North Hollywood, CA, passed away on June 18, 2010 at the age of 92.
Rose E. Thompson
Rose E. Thompson of North Hollywood, CA, passed away on June 18, 2010 at the age of 92.
She was born March 4, 1918 to Julius and Rosa Dura at home in Loma, ND. She grew up and attended school there. She met her true love Rueben Thompson at a dance in Grand Forks where she was working. They were married in Tacoma Washington, April 10, 1946. Reuben passed away December 24, 1994 at the age of 76.
During her time in Tacoma, she worked at Harmon Furniture Company. During World War II she worked for Boeing building B-29's, a true Rosie the Riveter.
She enjoyed being with family and painting.
She is survived by her sister Florence Myers (Leonard), Harwood, ND, sisters-in-law Audrey Dyra (Leo), Phyllis Erickson, Carol Borchert, Elaine Olson, and brother-in-law Merton Thompson (Kay) and also many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband Rueben and her parents, brothers Art Dura, Leo Dura, sisters Clara Olson, Emma Miller Gladys Gehrke, Millie Weeks and Lena Maggett.
The Funeral Mass for Rose will be Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.
Visitation will be Monday from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Boulger Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Holy Cross North, Fargo.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com