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In Memory of

Margaret Ann Thompson

September 28, 1916 - November 10, 2016

Obituary


Thompson, Margaret 100 Sept. 28, 1916 Nov. 10, 2016 Margaret Ann Thompson died in Stockton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016, just over a month after celebrating her 100th birthday. Now, we bid a fond farewell to our favorite world traveler, gracious hostess, generous philanthropist, loyal friend, and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grand mother: Margaret Ann Wiese Thompson. Born to Margaret Ann Chambers Wiese and Arthur John Wiese in Portland, Sept. 28, 1916. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas S Thompson. Margaret attended St. Stephen's School, St. Mary's Academy, and Marylhurst College in the...

Thompson, Margaret 100 Sept. 28, 1916 Nov. 10, 2016 Margaret Ann Thompson died in Stockton, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016, just over a month after celebrating her 100th birthday. Now, we bid a fond farewell to our favorite world traveler, gracious hostess, generous philanthropist, loyal friend, and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grand mother: Margaret Ann Wiese Thompson. Born to Margaret Ann Chambers Wiese and Arthur John Wiese in Portland, Sept. 28, 1916. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas S Thompson. Margaret attended St. Stephen's School, St. Mary's Academy, and Marylhurst College in the Portland area, just beginning her life-long commitment as a Catholic. Margaret entered Oregon State University in Corvallis, graduating with a major in Home Economics. Teaching at Florence High School in the coastal town of Florence, Ore., she met and married Principal Thomas S. Thompson, in 1941. She was an active and generous supporter of private education, including Portland's St. Mary's Academy, University of Portland, Pacific University in Forest Grove. Most importantly, she is the loving, caring AND beloved matriarch of a large family, Roger and wife Marlene of Hillsboro; Tom and wife Sue of San Rafael Calif; Pam Class and husband Ken of Stockton; Mary Ann Babar and husband Azam of Hockinson, Wash. Gram is dearly loved by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Contributions: St. Mary's Academy at 1615 SW 5th Ave, Portland, 97201. A funeral Mass will take place in Portland Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 at St. Patrick's Church, followed by reception for family and friends at St. Mary's Academy.