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“To Don's family, condolences from my entire family. I remember that we used to sit in front of Don at church most of the time. He would always come...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mark Walus - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Marion and family, I was very sorry to hear of Dons' passing. Helen Cochrane ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Helen Cochrane - fort wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Don was a true Gentleman who always had a smile and a kind word for anyone he met. He had a positive effect on our...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: David and Carol Chrisp - IN

“So sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in your memories. Much sympathy. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Diller Family - FORT WAYNE, IN

“I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved husband, father and grandfather. My prayers are with your family at this painful time! ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sue Fields - Ft Wayne, IN

Donald R. Thompson, 87, passed away Friday, July 6, 2012 at his home in Ft. Wayne. Born in Beloit, WI, Don served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and worked at EcoLab for 35 years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church and Gideons International. Besides being an active member of his church, Don volunteered for Homebound Meals for 22 years, Ft. Wayne Rescue Mission, and the Food Bank. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marian Thompson; son, Gerald L. (Elsie) Thompson of Fort Wayne; daughters, Janice Thompson of Ft. Wayne and Nancy (Wayne) Walkowicz of Carol Stream, IL; brother, Gerald H. Thompson of Beloit, WI; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild on the way. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Susie Thompson and brother, Richard Thompson. Memorial services 1:30 pm Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Rd with a memorial gathering starting at 11:30 am. Memorials to Covenant United Methodist Church. To sign the online guest book, go to