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Theodore Thompson

Graveside services for Theodore “Ted” Thompson of Nevada City will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Nevada City.



Mr. Thompson died Saturday, Feb. 16, in Nevada City. He was 94.




He was born Dec. 31, 1907, in Cavecreek, Ark., to Paul and Vergie Thompson. He married Elizabeth Whyte on Sept. 26, 1927, in Arkansas City, Kan.

He was a mechanic for Claar Chevrolet in Richmond for 15 years. He also owned and operated Ted’s Chevrolet Service in San Pablo for 15 years. He volunteered at Launderland to keep the machines in working order and was an avid Taco Bell fan. He enjoyed reading, working on cars, and tinkering with house projects.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Elizabeth Thompson of Nevada City; sons- and daughters-in-law Teddy W. and Linda Thompson of Sunrise Beach, Mo., and Charles W. and Cruz Thompson of Grass Valley; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Rick Lalumondier of Nevada City; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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