Born May 24, 1909 - Arapahoe, Furnas County, Nebraska

Died February 2, 1989 - near Riverton, Fremont County, Wyoming

Buried in Thompson Family Plot - Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

Married Harold C. Thompson Sr on September 16, 1926 in Denver, Colorado

Parents - John Henry Wilson and Mabel Ella Tompkins


May 20, 1926 Arvada High School, Arvada, Colorado

1926 Arvada High School Class Roll and Motto - NEW

Doris Mae Wilson - Graduation Photo 1926 - NEW


Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wilson

announce the marriage

of their daughter

Doris Mae


Mr. Harold C. Thompson

on Thursday, the sixteenth of September

one thousand nine hundred twenty-six

Denver, Colorado


She was a member of the Westminster Grange along with her husband Harold.

For many years, she belonged to a Westminster ladies club, The Fortnightly Club.

She and her husband Harold joined the North Presbyterian Church on the 25th day of March 1951. Their Certificates of Church Membership are in our files. Signed by Rev. Merle Edwards, Pastor.


Harold Calvin Thompson Jr. - born June 18, 1927 - Denver, Colorado

Died October 4, 1995 - near Bennett, Adams County, Colorado

Buried - Bennett Cemetery, Bennett, Colorado

See separate page - coming soon

Norma Alys Thompson

Mary Lee Thompson - private


Obituary (source unknown)
Doris Mae Thompson
Former Colo. resident, 79
Doris Mae Thompson, a Riverton, Wyo., homemaker and former Colorado resident, died Feb 2 in Riverton. She was 79.
Services were Feb 7 at Crown Hill Chapel. Interment was in Crown Hill Cemetery.
She was born May 24, 1909 in Arapahoe, Neb. On Sept 16, 1926 she married Harold Calvin Thompson in Denver. He is deceased.
Mrs. Thompson was a member of the North Presbyterian Church in Denver, the Fortnightly Club in Westminster, the Bowling League, and the Holiday Hills Community Club. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Survivors include her son, Harold Calvin Jr., Bennett; two daughters, Norma Alys Thompson, Casper and and Mary Lee Thompson-Parker, Riverton; her stepmother, Lula Wilson, Denver; one sister, Alys Obluda, Westminster; 10 grandchildren, two stepgrandsons and four great-grandchildren.

Second Obituary (source unknown)
Doris Thompson, Riverton, WY. Mother of Harold Thompson, Bennett, Norma Thompson, Casper WY and Mary Parker, Riverton WY; sister of Alice Obluda, Westminster, stepdaughter of Lula Wilson, Denver; also survived by 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Services, Crown Hill Mortuary Chapel, Tuesday 1 p.m. Interment, Crown Hill Cemetery. Arrangements, Crown Hill Mortuary, 7777 W 29th Ave.

Third Obituary (Riverton Ranger, Riverton, WY):
Doris Mae Thompson of Riverton Died 3:38 p.m. Thursday, February 2, 1989 at her home. She was 80.
Born May 24, 1909, in Arapahoe, Neb., she was the daughter of John Henry Wilson and Mabel Ella Thompkins Wilson. She lived in Nebraska until age 9, when her family moved to Arvada, Colo. She was graduated from Arvada High School in 1926. She married Harold Calvin Thompson Sr. on Sept. 16, 1926, and they farmed in the Westminster and Denver areas until his retirement.
Mrs. Thompson moved from Denver to Douglas in 1983, where she lived with her daughter, Norma until 1985. At that time, she moved to the Riverton area and lived with her daughter, Mary. Since 1986, she lived with Norma in Riverton and spent the last six months with Mary.
Mrs. Thompson and her husband were members of the North Presbyterian Church in North Denver for many years. She was a member of the Fortnightly Club in Westminster, Colo., for several years and bowled in a league for years. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and was an avid reader. She was a member of the Holiday Hills Community Club.
Survivors include one son, Harold Calvin Thompson Jr. of Bennett, Colo.; two daughters, Norma Alys Thompson of Casper and Mary Lee Thompson-Parker of Riverton; seven grandsons, 3 granddaughters, two step-grandsons, three great-granddaughters and one great-grandson, plus a step-mother, Lula Wilson of Denver, and sister Alys Obluda of Westminster, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and one sister.
Services will be at Crown Hill Chapel of the Moore-Howard Mortuary in Denver on Tuesday, Feb 7, at 1 p.m.





Local File Number 1012

1. Decedent Name - Doris Mae Thompson

2. Sex - female / 3. Date of Death - Feb 2, 1989

4. S. S. # - (private)/ 5. Age 79

6. Date of Birth - May 24, 1909

7a. Place of Death - Residence

7b. #47 Rabbit Lane / 7c. W. of Riverton/ 7d.County - Fremont

8. State of Birth - Nebraska / 9. Widowed / 10. Surviving spouse - none

11. Military Service - none / 12a. Usual Occupation - Housewife

12b. Kind of business - own home

13a. Residence - state - Wyoming / 13b. County - Fremont

13c. City - Riverton / 13d. Street Address - #47 Rabbit Lane

13e. Inside city limits - no

14. Hispanic origin - no / 15. Race - White

16. Education - 12 years elementary/secondary

17. Father's Name - John Henry Wilson

18. Mother's Name - Mabel Ella Tompkins

19a. Informant Name - Mary Lee Thompson-Parker / 19b. Daughter

19c. Mailing Address - HC 33 Box 1902, Riverton, WY 82501

20a. Removal from state for burial / 20b. Date of Burial- Feb 7, 1989

20c. Crown Hill Cemetery / 20d. Wheatridge, Colorado

21a. Funeral Service Licensee - Robert B. Davis #392

21b. Davis Funeral Home Inc. #77

21c. 2203 W. Main, Riverton, WY

22a. Certifying MD - D. Steger / 22b. 2/6/89

22c. Hour of Death 3:30 p.m.

23a. Coroner Certification - Robert B. Davis, Deputy Coroner

23b. Date Signed - Feb 2, 1989 /23c. Hour of death - 3:30 p.m.

23d. Pronounced Dead - Feb 2, 1989 / 23e. Pronounced - 4:30 p.m.

24. David Steger, MD, 1620 Riverview Road and Robert Davis, Dep Coroner, 111 Davis Lane, Riverton, WY 82501

25a. Registrar - John J. Rousseau / 25b. Date Rec'd - 2-13-89

26. Cause of Death - Immediate Cause - Respiratory Arrest 1 hour

Terminal COPD - 10 yrs

CDR Pulmonale - 1 yr

27. Autopsy - No / 28. Case referred to coroner - yes

29. Manner of Death - Natural

Certificate signed by R. L. Menli, M.D. February 21, 1989

Joshua and Ada Wilson Family Bible

Wilson Family Photo Album

Doris' Photo Pics

Harold & Doris' Family Album


Floral graphic and lace background graphic generously donated by Ginger's Old Tyme Graphics Emporium.

The lace background was chosen specifically as a dedication to Doris Wilson, my Mother, because of the many, many lace crocheted items she made during her lifetime!

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