MARY "BETTY" THOMPSON

Rolfe Mary "Betty" Thompson, age 86, of Rolfe, passed away on June 21, 2008, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 24, at the Powers Funeral Home in Rolfe, with Rev. Charles Miller officiating. Burial was in Clinton-Garfield Cemetery near Rolfe. Powers Funeral Home in Rolfe was in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Elizabeth Urquhart was born on February 26, 1922, at Rodman. She was the daughter of Daniel and Minnie (Johnson) Urquhart. Betty graduated from Rodman High School. After she finished school, Betty came to Rolfe and worked for Mary Ives at the Rolfe Hotel. She later worked for George Beckord's Hatchery, retiring after 34 years. On August 10, 1947, Betty married Einar (Pat) Thompson at Rodman. The couple made their home in Rolfe. Pat died on May 30, 1985, and Betty continued to make her home in Rolfe.

Betty was .a member of the Shared Ministry of Rolfe. She enjoyed attending garage sales with her sister and taking bus trips, both sightseeing and gambling. What Betty especially loved was spending time with her many dear friends.

Betty is survived by several cousins.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Pat, and sister, Harriet Urquhart.