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Mary L. Thompson

2/22/1922 - 8/3/2018

PEKIN ~ Mary Louise Thompson, 96, of Pekin, passed away at 2:28 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2018 at Pekin Manor.

Born February 22, 1922 in Petersburg to Joe L. and Ruth H. (Wiseman) Nelson, she married Robert Ollie Thompson on February 23, 1946 in Springfield.  He died May 16, 2003 in Pekin.  She also was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

Surviving are one son, Mike (Deana) Thompson of Pekin; one daughter, Ruth Thompson of South Daytona, Florida; two granddaughters; four great-grandsons and one brother, David (Francesca) Nelson of Lathrop, Missouri.

A homemaker, Mary enjoyed sewing and especially loved spending time with her family.

No funeral or visitation are planned.  Private inurnment will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin at a later date.  Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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