Evelyn K. Thompson

October 07, 1944 - October 03, 2018

Evelyn K. Thompson of Cadillac passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at her home. She was 73.

Evelyn was born October 7, 1944 in Cadillac to William Lewis and Mildred Grace (Watson) Stinson and they preceded her in passing.

Evelyn believed in the Lord and the power of prayer. She worked at Paulstra in Cadillac for over 35 years before retiring. She loved going to Graceland with her daughter and catching up with her grandchildren. Evelyn loved her monthly lunches out with friends and visiting with them, especially her dear friend, Leola. She enjoyed spending time with her mom going on shopping trips to Wal-Mart and watching NASCAR. Evelyn was an avid Tigers Baseball fan. She also enjoyed trips to the casino and trips to Clare to go to the singles dances. Evelyn loved animals; her dogs, Gracie and Lady and cat, Kitty.

She is survived by her two children: Juliet (James) Eisen of Manton and John (Andy) Thompson of Florida: grandchildren: Matthew (Alisha) Otberg, Skyler (Carl) Inman, Whitney Colberg (Cody), Ashley Colberg, Emily Eisen; great-grandchildren, Damaen Inman and Atticus Otbeg; brothers: James (Beth) McGinn of Cadillac, Richard (Sharon) Stinson of Gwinn, Michigan and Dennis (Sue) Stinson of Charlotte, Michigan and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac with Chaplain Walter Ross officiating. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Her final resting place will be Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wexford County Council on Aging. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.

Guest Book

Rebecca Hocquard - Oct 8th, 2018 4:26 pm

"I love you Aunt Evelyn! You will be in my heart always!"

danial steenhagen - Oct 8th, 2018 5:37 pm

" i enjoyed working with your mom we worked together for almost 25 yrs she was a dear and sweet lady i will miss her hugs in the stores when i see "

Brenda Turner - Oct 8th, 2018 5:50 pm

" Rest in peace dear friend."

Matthew Allen-John Otberg - Oct 8th, 2018 9:11 pm

"I’ll never forgot the laughs and great memories we had together. You always knew how to make me feel special and always claimed my cheeks for your loving kisses....they will always be yours..I miss you Grandma. I love you. R.I.P"

Jerry and Diane Leavell - Oct 9th, 2018 3:29 pm

"Remembering Evelyn for the dedicated and loving care that she provided mother Millie with while she was a long term resident at "the Lakeview." Peace and prayers to son Jim and the rest of the family."

ELSIE MOORE - Oct 10th, 2018 8:04 am

"So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady and fellow classmate. Always enjoyed our chats and will remember her always as a dear and caring person. "

Judie Chilcote Weir - Oct 17th, 2018 11:49 am

"My dearest and best friend from 6th grade on. I did not see you every day but I always knew you were there. I will never forget all our great times, even bowling with our moms. I will miss you and I will never forget the last time we talked for well over an hour in the lobby of Wal-Mart. I love you and will miss you my dearest friend.R.I.P. until we are together again."

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