Obituaries

Helen L. Thompson 1921 - 2009 Edwardsville

Services for Helen Lois Thompson, 87, of Edwardsville, were Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at her son’s home.
She was born Sept. 14, 1921, in Sumner, Mo., and was a lifelong area resident. She retired in 1976 after working for more than 24 years for ISO Insurance Services of Kansas City.
Mrs. Thompson was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary and had served as a past state commander and past post commander; she was also a member of the Bonner Springs Senior Citizens, Mended Hearts and First Christian Church.
Her husband of 66 years, Kenneth R. Thompson, died in 2005.
Survivors include a son, Ronald R. Thompson; a grandson; a brother, Russell Evilsizer, Warsaw, Mo., and a sister, Mary Ila Carter, Columbia, Mo.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lenexa Baptist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.