Dec. 20, 1943 – July 23, 2017
AMES — Brian L. Thompson, 73 years, of Ames died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Fremont Health Medical Center. Brian was born Dec. 20, 1943, in Fremont to Lloyd and Signa (Peterson) Thompson. He grew up at Ames and was a 1962 graduate of North Bend High School and a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Brian married Linda Dalton on Sept. 18, 1965, in Mission Creek. Linda died May 2, 2017. Brian farmed from 1966 to 1996 and then worked at Oilgear in Fremont until retiring in 2015.
He was a former member of United Presbyterian Church and the Jaycees at North Bend. He served on the Ames School Board for 12 years and various other boards and committees. He was a member of the NRA and Alpha Gamma Fraternity.
Brian is survived by sons, Todd (Linda) Thompson of Ames and Scott (Melissa) Thompson of Fremont; daughter, Michelle Thompson of Ames; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
The memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 28, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. The Rev. Chris Howell will officiate. Burial will be at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont. Memorials to the NRA.
Online condolences at: mosermemorialchapels.com.