Clipped From Postville Herald
Andrew M. Thompson Passes On In Missouri . Andrew M. Thompson, son of Mr: and: Mrs'; W. C Thompson, early residents of • Waukon,:: was born at Thompson's Corners, near Lansing, on May 9, 1852. At an early age he moved with his family to Waukori, where' he made has home until his ".marriage April 9, 1878, to Katie L. Stoddard. . At that time Postville became his home and here he lived until the early 90'is, when they moved to Mason City.' Here he and his family made their home until 1908, when they moved to Des Moines, this being their home until the death of Mrs. Thompson three years ago. Since then he has lived at Lawrence, Kansas, and Slater, Missouri, passing away at the latter place the morning of June first, at the home of his son George. > Funeral 'services were at Slater, with burial at Postville beside his wife and two daughters, Lucy, who died in 1886, and Bessie, who passed away in 1912. He also was the father of four sons and a daughter, who survive to love and honor his memory: George of Slater, Missouri; Eva and William C of Lawrence, Kansas; Roy of'Kansas City, Missouri; and Bruce of Des M*oines. A sister, Mrs. Frank Bar nard, also survives. For many years Mr. Thompson was a commercial salesman and had a wide circle of acquaintances, all of whom became his friends, as his jovial, happy nature made him an ever welcome caller. The body reached Postville on,-the noon Milwaukee tram last Thursday •and were at once conveyed to Postville cemetery, six of his former friends here serving as pall bearers. Rev. R. F. Galloway, pastor of the Community Presbyterian church officiated at the grave. .