Carole Mae Thompson Carole Mae Thompson, born May 6th, 1924 in Madison, WI, died peacefully on August 13th, surrounded by her loving family. She married Paul Thompson on August 5th, 1946 and settled in Tacoma with their 10 children. Mom enjoyed quilting, her backyard bird haven, and watching sports, but especially her family, sharing good food, and good conversation. Carole was preceded in death by her husband Paul, sister Bev, brother Warren, daughter Maureen, and grandson Drew. She is survived by her sister Marilyn, children Michael, Tim (Tammy), Kathy, Susie (Rob), Ann (Rich), Chris, Colleen (Joe), Tom, and Greg. Best Nana to 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. "We will miss her so much!" Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann's Catholic Church on Wednesday, August 20th, at 10:30am. Rosary will be recited on August 19th at 7:30pm, also at the church. Interment at Calvary Cemetery. Please leave online condolences at www.gaffneycares.com. Arrangements by Gaffney Funeral Home, 572-6003.
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Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Aug. 17, 2014