Feb. 2,1934 - Feb. 21, 2018
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N. Louise Thompson

N. Louise Thom son was


born on Feb. 2, 1934, in Louisiana, Miss., to Edna and Walter Bennington. She passed away at her home in Reed Point on Feb. 21, 2018.

Louise moved north of Reed Point as a young girl with her mother, step-father Harry Wood, and her younger sister Shirley. While going school

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there, she met Gene Thompson. They married on Dec. 2, 1949. Together they moved to Las Vegas

their five , children Nev., and for 15


years. Louise became a beau- titian while in Las Vegas.

The family returned home to Montana. She enjoyed square dancing, painting pictures, deep-sea fishing, digging for sapphires, golfing, and spending tim e with fame- t


raveling was happiest while traveling all over the U.S. with her husband in their RV. She made the sewer project in Reed Point and was the chairman. She enjoyed being a "Snowbird" with Gene and after Gene passed away after 53 wonderful years of marriage, she would go to Arizona every winter. She had many friends there and enjoyed the warm weather and golfing. That's where she found her love Chuck Summers. They spent 10 years together

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person. She opened her home and her heart to anyone who needed it and were always considered family.

She was preceded in death by her mother Edna, stepfather Harry Wood, her father Walter, sister Shirley, and husband Gene.

Louise is survived by her five children Neva Thompson, Nick (Laura) Thompson Keith Thompson, Mark Thompson, and Amia (Bill) Thompson, a son-in-law Joe


friend a) Erika Gruger, a


wonderful , 13 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

Louise's memorial will be held at the Reed Point Evangelical Church on Saturday, March 3, at 2 p.m. A reception will follow. A burial of her ashes will take place in the spring. Smith Chapel of Laurel is handling arrangements.