Gary Alan Thompson

April 1, 1945 - Sept. 17, 2008

Gary Alan Thompson, 63, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at his residence in Palmyra. He was born April 1, 1945, in South Dakota, the son of the late Elmer and Hilma Thompson.

He was retired from Waukesha Motor Co., where he worked for 37 years. He was an avid NASCAR fan.

He is survived by his sisters, Arlys (Ed) Wickler of Whitewater and Linda (Dave) Koss of Palymra; nieces, Michelle (George) Rainey, Kim (Rob) Gosh, Tracy (Brad) Hammermeister and Kelly (Mark) Isaacsen; and is further survived by other relatives, neighbors and friends.

Graveside services will be held for Gary, his mother Hilma, and his father Elmer on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Karen Klatt officiating at Hillside Cemetery in Palmyra.

Mealy’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. For further information, please call 495-2127.