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May 15, 1948 - January 11, 2021
Linda G. Thompson, age 72, passed away January 11, 2021, at 4:45 am, at CareCore in Lima. Linda was born May 15, 1948, in Lima, OH, to Gilbert and Dorothy (Smith) Gulker who preceded her in death. On September 17, 1966, she married Thomas Thompson who survives in Lima.
Linda was a 1966 graduate of Lima Senior High School. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from The Ohio State University and then a Master’s Degree from the University of Dayton. She spent her entire career as a teacher with the Shawnee Local Schools retiring in 2000. Linda was a recipient of the Jenning’s Scholarship. She enjoyed traveling with her husband throughout the United States, and have spent time in all of the states except Hawaii. In their travels, they always enjoyed looking for historical sites. They especially enjoyed the coasts of Maine and Canada. They traveled to nearly all of the national parks. She loved all the golden retrievers that she had throughout her life.
In addition to her husband, Linda is survived by her children: Jonathon Thompson of San Francisco, CA and David (Melissa) Thompson of San Jose, CA.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic there will be a Celebration of Life held at a later date. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery also at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Johnny Appleseed Park District. The family has entrusted the CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL in assisting them with funeral arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.