Margaret Thompson Obituary

Margaret  C. Thompson
Margaret C. Thompson
Margaret C. Thompson

May 22, 1920 - August 11, 2009
Born in Derby, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Margaret Colene Thompson of Calvin Community died on Tuesday August 11, 2009. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at Windsor United Methodist Church, with burial to follow in the Masonic Cemetery in Des Moines.

Margaret was born in Derby, Iowa on May 22, 1920 to James H. Baker, and Anna Belle McLaughlin Baker. She graduated from Derby High School in 1936 and attended the Chariton Junior College. In 1942 she married Floyd Thomas Thompson. Margaret and her husband, Floyd moved to Des Moines in 1959 and have called Des Moines their home for over 50 years. Margaret worked as a teacher and food supervisor at Drake University retiring in 1985. She was a member of Windsor Heights Methodist Church for over 60 years.

Margaret is survived by her husband, Floyd and sons, Dennis (Pamela) Thompson of Richardson, TX and Kenneth (Charon) Thompson of Davenport, IA; granddaughters, Lindsay Thompson of Davenport, IA and Kelsey (Andrew) Dumbauld of Des Moines, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Maxine Woods and brothers, Bernard, Roy and Howard

Visitation will be held Thursday, August 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Westover Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Windsor United Methodist Church.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, August 13, 2009
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Windsor United Methodist Church
6222 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Friday, August 14, 2009
10:00 AM
Masonic Cemetery
1550 48th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, August 14, 2009