Allen E. Tompsett, 96, of Fond du Lac passed away on
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was born in Akron, OH on June
3, 1923 the son of the late Mary Feierstein and stepfather, Walter Feierstein.
After moving to Fond du Lac in early 1930’s, Allen attended North Fond du Lac
High School. Upon graduation Allen worked for Stoper Steel in Milwaukee. In
February of 1943, he was drafted and entered the U.S. Navy. While in the Navy
he served on three ships in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. Following
his discharge in June of 1946, he went on to work for the Northwestern Railroad
for a short time. During this time Allen met his beloved wife, Elaine. Shortly
after, he joined the Soo Line Railroad in North Fond du Lac. On April 26, 1947
Allen and Elaine were married. He worked for the railroad for 37 years and
retired in 1984. Allen enjoyed trips to Las Vegas, short travel trips, and
enjoyed family gatherings.
He is survived by two daughters, Karen (Mark) Mumm of Fond
du Lac and Gail (Anthony) Anderson of Neenah; four grandchildren, Marcus (Nicki
Rust) Mumm, Malcolm Mumm, Jody (Amy) Jezwinski, and Tony Jezwinski; seven great
grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by
his parents, and his wife.
Cremation has taken place and a private memorial will be held.
Inurnment will take place in Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial
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