Jean Elizabeth Hartig was born to John and Pearl (Youngerman) Hartig on December 4, 1923 in Frostburg, Maryland. She graduated from high school in Frostburg, and then received her R.N. Degree in Comberland, Maryland. Upon completing nursing school, she moved to Ann Arbor, MI and worked at the University Hospital. She married George Thompson on December 21, 1946 in Frostburg, Maryland. They moved to Fargo, ND in 1952. Jean was a member of the Junior League of Fargo-Moorhead, Chapter E P.E.O. ,The Women’s Symphony Association, 2st District Medical Auxiliary, and Family Service Board. She is survived by husband, George R. Thompson, children: George Thompson, Jr. (Pamela), Watertown, SD, Lynn Weibel (Fritz), Dornach, Switzerland, Ellen Thompson, Coos Bay, OR; grandchildren: Adam and Ann Weibel and Katherine Thompson. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, John R. Hartig, and sister, Patricia Goetz.

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  1. Thompson Family, Please accept the condolences from the Jr. League of Fargo-Moorhead. We thank you for Jean’s service to the organization and the impact she had through the organization to the community.

    Angie Fiechtner Knapp
    Past President JLFM
    Past AJLI Board Member

  2. I was blessed to know her. I enjoyed listening to her stories, such a sweetheart. I am sure she will be dearly missed. My condolences to her family.

  3. Jean was a dear friend and will be missed by so many of us. Sending my love and sympathy to all of you at this time. I hope to be able to see you before too long. Jean Callahan

  4. Always loved taking care of Jean and her husband. They were always full of great stories and good advice on marriage and relationships. She will be missed so much. Such a beautiful lady.

  5. I enjoyed getting to know and take care of Jean while working as a CNA. She was a wonderful, loving and caring person. Her and George had a great marriage and I hope to someday find that for myself. My prayers and sympathies to the family. George still continues to have a special place in my heart.

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