A visitation for Daniel P. Thompson of DeKalb, IL, will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. The family will greet friends from 1 to 3 p.m.
Burial will be at Rush Lake Cemetery near Curlew.
Daniel P. Thompson was born Oct. 12, 1961, in Emmetsburg, the son of Wilfred (Bill) and Mary (Kollasch)?Thompson. He graduated from Emmetsburg High School in 1980, and began working as a meat cutter at Inboden Meat Market in DeKalb, IL. He later worked as meat manager at Wal-Mart in DeKalb, IL. In 2006 he joined the meat department at Schnucks Family Grocery Store in DeKalb.
Daniel enjoyed cooking, barbecuing and attending his children's sports events. Most of all, Dan treasured the time he spent with family and friends.
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, Dan passed away at the Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb, IL, following a short illness.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Mathew, Rachel and Devin Thompson of DeKalb, IL; brothers, William Thompson and his wife, Mary of Orange Park, FL, and John Thompson of Sioux Falls, SD; and sisters, Ruth Malm and her husband, Steve of Emmetsburg, and Mary Jane Soenen and her husband, Robert of Emmetsburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James; and sister, Judy.
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