January 31, 2018
- 3:00 PM
Dr. George R. Thompson Sr., 98, Fargo, North Dakota, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 in Eventide, Fargo.
Dr. George Robert Thompson was born to Richard and Pearl (Cook) Thompson on August 20, 1919 in Avery, IA. George was united in marriage to Jean Hartig on December 21, 1946 in Frostburg, MD. George attended Medical school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. George served 2 years in the Air Force during the Korean War. In 1952 George joined the Fargo Clinic and served as chairman of the Ob-Gyn Department. He was president of the clinic partnership and served on their executive committee for many years, also serving as the president of 1st District Medical Society, President of North Dakota Ob-Gyn Society, a member of the Central Ob-Gyn Society and the American College of Ob-Gyn. George was a long time member of Gethsemane Cathedral in Fargo, and the Fargo Country Club. George enjoyed spending time with his family on Lake Sallie.
George is survived by his children, George Thompson Jr. (Pamela), Watertown, SD, Lynn Weibel, Dornach, Switzerland, Ellen Thompson, Coos Bay, OR; grandchildren, Adam and Ann Weibel and Katherine Thompson Hardee.
He is preceded in death by his parents and 3 sisters.
There will be a memorial service at 3:00 PM Wednesday, Jan. 31st 2018 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, please go to www.boulgerfuneralhome.