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Kenneth Lee Thompson, 70

Kenneth Lee Thompson, 70, of Park Rapids, formerly of Minneapolis, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007 at his home of cancer. He was born March 13, 1937 in Minneapolis to Leonard and Edna (Brandt) Thompson. He attended public schools in Minneapolis and gra...

Kenneth Lee Thompson, 70, of Park Rapids, formerly of Minneapolis, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007 at his home of cancer.

He was born March 13, 1937 in Minneapolis to Leonard and Edna (Brandt) Thompson. He attended public schools in Minneapolis and graduated from Vocational High School in 1955. He worked at the Miller Hos-pital in St. Paul. In 1960, he enlisted in the US Army.

He married Blanche Fjeld May 6, 1961 in Donnelly. He attended the University of Minnesota, earning a degree in interior design in 1965. He resumed his career in health care, working at Regions Hospital in St. Paul as an x-ray technician. They lived in Minneapolis until 2006 when they moved north of Park Rapids.

He attended the Assembly of God Church in Park Rap-ids.

He is survived by his wife; sister, Evelyn Westa of Rochester, NY; brother, Robert (Marilyn) of Bloom-ington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by his daughter, Burnette Marie, two brothers, Rev. Paul and Donald.

Funeral: Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Assembly of God Church in Park Rapids with Pastor Art Wood officiating.

Casketbearers: Todd Rikke, Delbert Warmbold, Terry Wood, Robert Dreck-man, Laverle Syverson and Carl Peterson.

Interment: Greenwood Cemetery in Park Rapids.

Military honors provided by the Star of the North Ma-rine Corps League.

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