May 1, 1954 – Monday, October 1, 2007
Hanover Zion Grave
Thurs. October 4, 2007
Dawn Thompson, age 53 of Rogers, died Monday, October 1, 2007 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Dawn Louise was born on May 1, 1954 in Plymouth to Richard and Ilamae (nee Wages) Jacobson. On September 13, 1975, Dawn married Ted Thompson at Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden Valley. They were blessed with two daughters. A Class of ˜73 graduate of Hopkins Lindberg High School, Dawn earned her Bachelor of Elementary Education in 1991 from St. Cloud State after rearing her children to school age. Her first teaching job was at St. Michael Elementary School where she worked for many years. For three years Dawn worked for the Hamel Post Office. In 1999 she returned to teaching, this time for St. Francis Xavier Elementary School. A former Girl Scout troop leader, Dawn enjoyed reading, and animals, especially birds.
Dawn L. Thompson is survived by her husband, Ted, Rogers; daughters: Kirsten Thompson, Albertville, and Erin Thompson, St. Michael; mother, Ilamae Jacobson, Plymouth; brothers: Richard Jacobson, Ogilvie, Terrance Terry Jacobson, South Haven, and Jay (Barb) Jacobson, Oak Grove; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Jacobson; and sister-in-law, Colleen (Terrance) Jacobson.
Although services are private, the public is welcome to visit from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at The Peterson Chapel Funeral Home St. Michael-Albertville. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers/plants.