Arnold F. Thompson age 76 of Madison, SD. died Friday November 8, 2013 at Golden Living Center Madison. Funeral Services will begin at 10:30 am Tuesday November 12, 2013. The Rev. Conrad Krahling will officiate at the Randall Funeral Home Madison. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery Madison. Public Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm Monday November 11, 2013. There will be a Prayer Services beginning at 7:00 pm at the funeral home with family present to greet friends to follow. Visitation will resume at 9:00 am Tuesday.
Arnold Francis Thompson was born November 12, 1936 at Madison to William and Rose (Mehren) Thompson. He grew up helping his family on their farm and attended Country School later graduating from Franklin High School in 1956. He married Sharon Kadenabek on April 20, 1963 at the United Methodist Church at Chester. After his marriage he farmed with his dad and brother Willmar in Lake County for the rest of his life. He enjoyed antique tractors, going to Prairie Village, having coffee with friends and his dog Curley.
He is survived by his daughters: Peggy (Roger) Kranz, Michele (Jerry) Mohr, all of Madison, Rosemary Thompson, Surprise, AZ; a sister: Dorothy (Carl) Larsen, Madison; four grandchildren, and his former wife: Sharon Thompson. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Willmar. Blessed Be His Memory.www.randallfuneral.com