Lloyd “Bud” Thompson, 88 of Paynesville, died Thursday, October 1, 2020 at his home in Washburne Court. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Nordland Lutheran Church in rural Paynesville. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville. Burial will be in Nordland Lutheran Cemetery
Lloyd “Bud” Seymour Thompson was born February 23, 1932 in Paynesville, the son of Seymour and Mabel (Schmidt) Thompson. He grew up on the Thompson family farm south of Paynesville. He attended country school in Meeker County, District #1090 and Paynesville High School, graduating in 1950. On March 25, 1952, Bud was united in marriage to Janet Robbins. This union was blessed with three sons and a daughter. They made their home and farmed on the Thompson family Century Farm. They were able to share in 40 years of marriage before Janet’s death July 19, 2002. On June 24, 2004, Bud was united in marriage to Judy Brenner. They made their home on the Thompson farm where they enjoyed retirement, dancing and wintering in Arizona. They later moved to Washburne Court.
Bud was a lifelong member of Nordland Lutheran Church. He enjoyed farming, traveling, bingo, dancing, shaking dice for coffee, and basically anything involving family and friends.
Bud died on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at his home in Washburne Court at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife, Judy Brenner-Thompson; sons, Jeff (Becky) Thompson of Paynesville, Rick (Gail) Thompson of Paynesville and John Thompson of Grove City; grandchildren, Michael (Leanne) Thompson, Allison (Mike) Walton, Scott (Tara) Thompson, Sam Thompson, Peggy (Adam) Schaefer, Bill Thompson and Haley Thompson; and great-grandchildren, Anna, Lukas, Kevin, Wesley, Harvey, Skylar, Ivy, Rheagan, Carter, Grant, Alivia, Kylin and Briena. Bud was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet; infant daughter, Lee Ann Joy Thompson; parents, and sisters, Delores Thompson and Lorraine Olean.
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