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Thomas A. Thompson

May 30, 1959 ~ August 12, 2022 (age 63)


Thomas A. Thompson, 63, of Utica, passed away peacefully in his home on August 12, 2022.

Funeral services will be 8:00 PM Wednesday in the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle with the Rev J.A. Small officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Wednesday from 5:00 PM until time of services.

Tom was born in LaSalle on May 30, 1959, to Robert K. and Elizabeth (Bersztatis) Thompson. He married Valerie Rettko on September 5, 1981. He was a Ford Mechanic and later a bailiff for the LaSalle County Court House. Tom enjoyed collecting cuckoo clocks, Franklin mint cars, and enjoyed other classic cars. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his dog Erik.

Tom is survived by his wife Valerie of Utica, one daughter Amberleigh (Tim) Underwood of Andover, one son Brentton (Cynthia) Thompson of Groveland, four grandchildren Olivia Smith, Xander Smith, Gabriella Thompson, and Brock Thompson, and his twin sisters Roberta (Steve) DeFoe of Dalzell and Sherie (Justin) Rutledge of Havana.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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August 17, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
LaSalle (Oakwood Cemetery)

Funeral Service
August 17, 2022

8:00 PM
LaSalle (Oakwood Cemetery)

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