FAULKTON — Aneta Thompson, 94, of Faulkton and formerly of Gering, Neb., passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the Faulkton Area Medical Center.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Monday, March 20, at the United Church of Faulkton. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, at Westlawn Cemetery in Gering, Neb.
She was born March 20, 1922, in Wallace, Nebraska to Clair and Hazel (Farrell) Shafer. After graduating from high school in Elsie, Neb., she attended nursing school in Scottsbluff, Neb. and Denver, Colo.
She was united in marriage to O. Wayne Thompson October, 30, 1943. They lived and worked in Gering for 55 years before moving to Faulkton. Throughout her life, Aneta worked as a private practice nurse for Dr. Harvey in Gering, NE. She also was a school nurse, a private care nurse, and a church camp nurse.
She is survived by her son, Tim (Carol) Thompson of Ft. Collins, Colo; daughter, Susan (Ron) Bowar of Faulkton; and grandchildren, Wendy Thompson, Adam (Jennifer) Thompson, Erin Bowar, Shannon (Brandon) Schuler, and Breann Bowar.
She was preceded in death by her husband, O. Wayne Thompson.
Luce Funeral Home of Faulkton has been entrusted with Aneta’s arrangements.
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