Thompson, Vivian H.


Vivian H. Thompson, 93, lifelong resident of Winona, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Lake Winona Manor. She was born on March 29, 1925, to Sigvard and Maria (Hongerholt) Gudmundson.

Vivian married Olaf Thompson on July 20, 1959. They made their home in Winona. Vivian was a homemaker her entire life. She devoted herself to feeding the neighborhood cats and birds.

Vivian was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings, Myranda Evjan, Siebert Gudmundson, LeRoy Gudmundson, DeLyle Gudmundson. She is survived by brother, Gordon (Lucille) Gudmundson, of Sun City, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Evelyn Gudmundson, of Winona, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior at Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, Minn. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

A special thank you to the Lake Winona Manor staff and Winona Area Hospice for taking such good care of Vivian.

Services entrusted to Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, Minn., and Fountain City, Wis. Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at

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