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Alma Thompson

Alma Louise Williams McNickle Thompson, 87, of Farnam died April 5, 2002, at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital Long Term.

She was born Dec. 20, 1914, to George and Grace Graham Williams at York. She graduated from York High School in 1932. She then attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, graduating in 1936 with a degree in home economics.

She taught school at Farnam for a few years prior to her marriage to Clark McNickle in October 1940. He preceded her in death in Oct. 1961.

She married Gerald W. Thompson Jan. 11, 1974, at Farnam. She had lived at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital Long Term for the past 7 years.

Mrs. Thompson was active in the Farnam Community and was a past member of Pony Expressionists.

Survivors include her husband of Farnam; two daughters, Linda (Stew) McNickle-Odendíhal of Albuquerque, N.M., and Edythe McNickle of Orlando, Fla.; a son, Bruce (Ann) McNickle of Princeton, Minn.; five grandchildren, Dennis (Juyeon) Kim-Prieto of Champagne, Ill., Christie McNickle of San Francisco, Jenera Prieto of Los Angeles, Jeff McNickle of Monticello, Minn., and Colin Odendíhal of Albuquerque; and a great-grandson, Levi Taylor of Tucson, Ariz.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Eva Smith, Esther Stevens and Gladys Ayers. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church of Farnam.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church of Farnam with Dr. William Deahl officiating. Burial will be in the Farnam Cemetery.

The North Platte Telegraph, April 9, 2002

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