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Esther Lucile Thompson

October 29, 1926 ~ August 25, 2017 (age 90)

Esther Lucile Ebert Thompson passed away peacefully in Everett, WA on August 25, 2017 at the age of 90.  She was born in Urbana, Illinois on October 29, 1926 to Ora and Daisy Ebert.  She graduated from high school in Waveland, Indiana as valedictorian of her class.  She married Kenneth L. Thompson on August 29, 1948 and they made their home in Crawfordsville, Indiana where their four children were born.  In 1958, the family moved to the Seattle area, eventually making their home in West Seattle.  Esther began working for Group Health in 1979 as an Administrative Secretary, and she retired from Group Health in 1991. Esther’s lifelong dream of traveling to Europe became reality in 1983. Esther loved music and as a dedicated member of the United Pentecostal Church she served as pianist and pipe organist for many years.  She was affiliated with West Seattle Christian Church; The 55er’s Club, and The Oldsmobile Club of America.  Esther is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ken Thompson; her children Tim Thompson (Priscilla), Elizabeth (Tom) Langel, Rebecca and Martha, 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren.  She also leaves behind her sister Ruth Blakeslee of Crawfordsville, Indiana.  She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters, and three brothers. She will be missed by family and friends here, but was warmly welcomed in her new home above.  Her Funeral Service is being held at Living Faith Tabernacle in Everett, WA on September 2, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.  Pastor Travis Miller will officiate.   Colombia Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Brookdale Silverlake and Providence Hospice for their loving care of Esther during her stay with them.

 

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Life’s Journey

 

I can face life’s journey with Jesus

He’ll never, never lead me astray!

Each step I take He’s beside me

For He promised to be with me always!

He’s my father, mother, sister, brother

And even my best friend!

Safe and secure in his nail-scarred hands

I can face this life to the end.

 

This journey of life will soon be over

No more pain, tears, or sorrow.

Soon I will see Jesus in all of His glory

And my praise I’ll give to Him forever more.

 

                                                            Esther Thompson (2006)


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
September 2, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Living Faith Tabernacle Church
2602 Hoyt Ave
Everett, WA 98201

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 2, 2017

11:00 AM
Living Faith Tabernacle Church
2602 Hoyt Ave
Everett, WA 98201

Graveside Service
Saturday
September 2, 2017

3:00 PM
Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery
11111 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98133


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