PALMYRA

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 Elmer and Hilma (nee Johnson) Thompson.

He is retired from Waukesha Motor Co., where he was employed 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 Palmyra; nieces, Michelle (George) Rainey, Kim (Rob) Gosh, Tracy (Brad) Hammermeister and Kelly (Mark) Isaacsen; and other relatives, neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be held at a later date.

Mealy’s Funeral Home, 495-2127, is assisting the family .