Obit: Thompson, Harriett G. (1886 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Thompson, Funk, Gericke, Landgraf, Markham, Nickel

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 11/23/1972

Thompson, Harriett G. (23 January 1886 - 18 November 1972)

Funeral services for a former manager of the McCain’s Store here, Mrs. Harriett G. Thomson, 86, of Memorial Home, who died November 18, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Georgas Funeral Home. The Rev. Melvin Nickel of the United Methodist Church officiated and burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Thompson the daughter of George and Minnie (Funk) Gericke was born January 23, 1886, at Watertown and was educated there. She was employed in department stores in new York City and a clothing buyer for Hudson’s department store in Detroit before coming to Neillsville, where she worked for Marsh’s and managed the McCain Store until it was moved. Her marriage to Otto Thompson, who preceded her in death, took place November 28, 1929, in Chicago, Ill. Mrs. Thompson entered memorial Home four years ago.

Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Leona Landgraf of Neillsville, and two brothers, Theodore Markham of Mesa, Ariz., and Wesley Markham of Mission Hills, Calif.



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