2018-02-11 / Obituaries


R. PETER THOMPSON, 82, of Lapeer and Gaylord, died Sunday February 4, 2018 at his residence. Peter was born in Drayton Plains, MI, on November 26, 1935, the son of the late Wayne and Estella (George) Thompson. Peter graduated from Clarkston High school in 1954. He continued in education until he received a Specialist in Education degree. Peter retired as Deputy Superintendent from Lapeer County I.S.D. in 1992. After retirement, he and his wife Linda moved to Gaylord and lived out his dream of golfing. They met many nice people and dear friends during their 22 plus years up there. Peter and Linda moved back to Lapeer on June 20, 2016 to be closer to family.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 38 years, Linda; children, Terry and wife Kim Thompson, Tom and wife Tracy Thompson, Susan and husband Peter Howard, Kevin and wife Tina Thompson, Michael Hubbert, and Karen and husband Bob Weir; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Patrick and wife Sue Thompson.

He is preceded in death by granddaughter, Brigette; and brothers, Bruce and Norman Thompson.

Those desiring may make contributions in Peter’s memory to the Shriner’s Children Hospital or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

Honoring Peter’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held at this time.

Please share your condolences at www.HansenFuneralHome.net

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