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Joyce Thompson age 76

Posted: 02 April, 2013

Services for Joyce Thompson age 76 of Laurel will be held on Thursday April 4 at   10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church

 in Laurel. She passed away Monday at her home near Laurel. Visitation with family present will be held at the United Methodist Church in Laurel on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Laurel. Memorials may be directed to the family.

  In Loving Memory
(Age 76) Joyce Thompson  (Of Laurel)
September 19, 1936     Laurel, Nebraska
Entered Into Rest
April 1, 2013                Laurel, Nebraska
(At Her Home )
A Christian Service
United Methodist Church
Laurel, Nebraska
Thursday      10:30 a.m.      April 4, 2013
Prayer Service
United Methodist Church
Wednesday    7:00 p.m.    April 3, 2013
Rev. Jaime Farias
 “In The Garden”   “Amazing Grace”   “I’ll Fly Away”
 “One Day At A Time”     “Holes In The Floor Of Heaven”
Naoma Quist
Honorary Pallbearers
Joyce and Zeb’s Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren
Active Pallbearers
Joyce and Zeb’s Grandchildren
Ethan Gubbels                              Zach Thompson
Dustin Thompson                         Kyle Thompson
TylerSpecht     Aaron Carson    the late Rod Graf
Laurel Cemetery Laurel, Nebraska
Hasemann Funeral Homes
    Joyce Ethel Thompson was born September 19, 1936, in Laurel to Clydeand Luella Mae (Bruggeman) Shively. She attended school near Laurel and later in Sioux City. She graduated from Laurel High School, along side Harold “Zeb” Thompson, who would become the love of her life. Joyce taught country school for one year. Joyce and Zeb were married, March 17, 1956, at the First Presbyterian Church in Laurel. They farmed northeast of Coleridge, south of Laurel, and then west of Laurel where they were presently living.  They enjoyed spending time with their happily growing family.  Joyce was a member of United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, ELT Club, and Laurel Cemetery Association.
    Joyce is survived by her husband, Harold “Zeb” Thompson; sons, Scott (Deanna) Thompson, Steve (Jodie) Thompson, and Doug (Lisa) Thompson, all of Laurel; daughters, Deb (Jeff)  Billiar of Upland and Patsy Gubbels of Laurel; 15 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; a brother, Harlan (Karen) Shively of Arvada, CO; a sister, Darlene (Ray) Cuba of Concord; a sister-in-law, Marjean Shively of Norfolk; nieces and nephews.    Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; parents-in-law; a brother, Allan Shively; a great-granddaughter, Joslynn Specht; and a grandson-in-law, Rod Graf.
    Joyce’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to lunch in the Laurel City Auditorium following the committal service.
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