Jean Thompson


November 28, 1940 - January 1, 2018


Jean Thompson, 77 of Mitchell, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the Bittner Funeral Chapel with a burial at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell.

Jean Karen Thompson was born November 28, 1940, at Hallock, MN, to Buford and Bernice (Ova) Stardig. She grew up in Brainerd, MN and graduated from Washington High School in Brainerd in 1959. In 1960 she graduated from Saint Cloud Beauty College in Saint Cloud, MN. On April 17, 1963, she married William Duncan Thompson in Brainerd. They lived in the Detroit, MI area and Miami Fl for a number of years then moved to Mitchell in 1982. She operated Jeans Beauty Shop in Mitchell for twenty years until her retirement.

She is survived by her husband Bill, one daughter, Joanna “JoJo” Colburn and her husband Andrew of Punta Gorda, FL, one son, Robert B. Thompson of Mitchell, one granddaughter, Samantha Jo Colburn of Punta Gorda, FL, and one brother Theodore Stardig and wife Marge of Roundtop, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Robert Stardig. 


None Scheduled


Thursday, January 4, 2018
11:00 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, SD

Posted by Michelle McClurg-Scofield on January 9, 2018
I'm so sorry I will miss talking to her I will always remember when she thought me and Jo Jo to drive on a gravel road and I took off like a bat out of hell then slammed on the brake dust was flying ever were. I still laugh about that. That was good old days. God bless you all
Posted by Bob & Mary Ackman on January 3, 2018
Sending our thoughts and prayers to all. Jean will be missed by many!
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on January 2, 2018
So sorry to all of you in this hard time . Jean will be missed be all that was blessed to know her . You all are in our thoughts and prayers .
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