Essie Gressman Thompson, age 94, died October 10, 1990 at the Milford Valley Memorial Hospital.
Born March 8, 1896 in Minersville, Utah to Joseph and Mary Gillins Gressman. She married Earl DeWitt Thompson, April 22, 1915 in Beaver, Utah, he preceded her in death July 27, 1989. She was a loving mother to her family and much loved neighbor and friend to everyone.Survived by six children, Mrs. Douglas (Elma) Blackburn and Val E. Thompson, Minersville; Ward P. Thompson, Vera Cooper and Mrs. Delos (LaRee) Hollis, all Milford; Leland G. Thompson, Salt Lake City; three sisters, Flossie Rickerson, Milford; Julia Edwards, Beaver and Tiny McGinty, San Bernardino, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren and 40 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Dan; five brothers, and a sister.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, 12 noon at the Olpin Mortuary in Milford. Friends may call at the Mortuary Friday 7-9 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment: Minersville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family suggests contributions be made to the Milford Valley Memorial Hospital, Milford, Utah 84751. Funeral Directors: Olpin Mortuary in Milford.
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