Gale Arlin Thompson
April 29, 2020
Gale Arlin Thompson, 93, passed away April 10, 2020, at his daughter's home in Kuna Idaho. Gale was born April 14, 1926 to Frank and Laurahamah (Estes) Thompson of Mountain View, Missouri.
Gale served in the U.S. military during WWII as a supply clerk and aerial gunner. After his discharge he married Helen Margaret Pigg and they moved to Wyoming to make their home and raise their three children.
Gale provided for his family, working in the timber as a logger in Wyoming and operating equipment at the saw mill. In his spare time, he enjoyed working in his yard, building items out of wood, taking care of home, family and friends. He enjoyed picnics of Wheatland, Wyoming; Beverley Arnold of Kuna, Idaho; and J.W. Thompson of Big Fork, Montana; grandchildren, great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews; half-brother James Thompson of Fredericktown, Missouri and half-sister Myrtle Crouch of Cowdrey, Colorado.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Helen Margaret, parents, sister Lillie Jane, brother Bert Thompson and granddaughter Gail Marie Milliken.
Cremation has taken place and his ashes will be returned to Wyoming where he resided for 63 years.