William F. “Bill” Thompson


William F. “Bill” Thompson, age 70, of Oregon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, with his family at his side at University Hospital. He was born on Jan. 27, 1951, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, the son of Bill and Lou (Wendelin) Thompson.

Bill graduated from Madison LaFollette High School in 1969. He married Judy Callahan on Feb. 17, 1973. Bill was a master plumber by trade. He was a former member of the Oregon Masonic Lodge and the Zor Shrine.

Bill loved hunting, fishing and all things outdoors. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren perform in their sports and activities. He was an avid sports fan.

Bill is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter, Terri (Curt) Mikkelson; two sons, Kent (Jenni) Thompson and Kurt Thompson; six grandchildren, Samantha, Emily, Elnora, Tyler, Alivia, Greta;  brother, Dave (Dorothy) Thompson; sister, Lynn (Dave) Kruchten; and step-father, Stan Veverka. He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Thompson; mother, Lou Veverka; and brother, Kent Thompson.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at Gunderson Oregon Funeral and Cremation Care, 1150 Park St., Oregon. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Gunderson Oregon 

Funeral & Cremation Care

1150 Park Street

(608) 835-3515

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