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Chester Adrian Thompson

December 30, 1922 May 3, 2013
Chester Adrian Thompson
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Chester Thompson passed away in Brookings, Oregon on May 3, 2013. He was 90 years old. Chester was born December 30, 1922 in Yelm, Wash. to Chester and Minnie (Moorehead) Thompson. Chester served in the Army during WWII. He enjoyed many professions in his lifetime including as a log truck driver, commercial fisherman and real estate developer. Chester married Wanda Eleanor Salisbury in 1951. They moved to Brookings that same year where they spent the rest of their lives. He was a private pilot also and was enthusiastic about flying. Chester truly loved and enjoyed his family and will be missed. He is survived by his two children Ken Thompson and wife Anne of Coeur d’Alene, Id. Nancy Owens and husband Tom of Brookings, Ore., grandchildren Ken Thompson Jr. and his wife Mary of Liberty Lake Wash., Michael Thompson and his wife Molly of Liberty Lake, Wash., Elizabeth Tollefsbol and her husband Trevor of Coeur d’Alene, Id., Hollie Strahm and her husband Devan of Brookings, Ore., Heather Serna and husband Tom of Brookings, Ore., and twelve great grandchildren. Chester was preceded in death by his wife Wanda Thompson. Memorial donations may be made in Chester’s name to the Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder Street, Brookings, OR 97415. No services will be held.

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