A Celebration of Life for longtime Lamar resident, Joan Thompson was held at 4:00PM on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ray Matteson officiating. Interment was held on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 1:00PM at the Fairmount Cemetery.
Visitation for Joan was held on Friday, January 2, 2015 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM at the Peacock Family Chapel.
Joan was born on April 12, 1928 at Hartman, Colorado to Joseph E. and Anna (Basye) Choat and passed away on December 31, 2014 at the Lamar Estates at the age of 86.
She is preceded in death by her husband; Grover E. Thompson, her parents, siblings; Imogene Osborn and Wilbur J. Choat.
Joan is survived by her children; Cody Laughlin of Lamar, Grover F. (Tani) Thompson of Collbran, CO and Pat (Roger) Givigliano of Trinidad, CO, eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings; A.J. (Betty) Choat of Lamar and Vernon (Dixie) Choat of Granada as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and her special friend; Vivian Ply.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Chance Animal Rescue and/or L.A.S.T. either direct or in care of the funeral home office.