Wendell Lee "Mike" Thompson, age 69 of Hillman, MN passed away on January 13, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer. Mike is formerly of White Bear Lake and had worked as an over the road truck driver for 30 years. For the last 20 years, Mike and Jackie have made their home on Peavy Lake in Hillman.
Mike is deeply missed by his wife of 49 years, Jackie (Nadeau) Thompson; his daughters, Julia Briner and her husband, Bob, and Suzanne Lauda and her husband, Drew; five grandchildren, Adam Stephan Harvey, Bret William Lauda, Coronado Shelby Lauda, Andrew Joseph Lauda, and Trevor Patrick Briner; sister, Mary (Jerry) Christianson; brothers, Donald (Kathy) Colberg, Daniel Colberg, and Thomas (Cheryl) Colberg; other relatives and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, Lyle Thompson; mother, Margaret Colberg and sister-in-law, Eileen Colberg.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 21st from 12 Noon - 3:00 PM at Roberts Family Funeral Home, 555 Centennial Drive SW, Forest Lake followed by a Prayer and Memories Service beginning at 3 PM in the funeral home.
An interment service will be held on Monday, January 23rd at 1:00 PM in Evergreen Memoria...[more]